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  • Overstock posts 3Q profit Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 9:21 AM ET

    SALT LAKE CITY _ Overstock.com Inc. on Thursday reported profit of $1.6 million, or 7 cents per share, in its third quarter. The company, based in Salt Lake City, posted revenue of $353 million in the period. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Autoliv misses Street 3Q forecasts Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    OGDEN, Utah _ Autoliv Inc. on Thursday reported net income of $106.5 million in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.40 per share. Analysts expected $2.27 billion, according to Zacks.

  • A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:58 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— If Republicans win the Senate, the Pentagon should brace for constant grilling from Sen. The size of a Republican majority would determine committee ratios and budgets; more seats in the Senate translate into a greater advantage on the panels. "If we lose the Senate, for one thing, the way this Senate's been operating, they could end up blocking all my...

  • The top 20 US cities for tech startup funding Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:44 PM ET

    About half of that funding went to San Francisco and Silicon Valley, according to the National Venture Capital Association. 1. San Francisco, $9.32 billion, 506 deals. 2. San Jose, California, $3.78 billion, 237 deals.

  • GOP governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. John Kasich says he doesn't think there will be a repeal in Washington, even if Republicans win a Senate majority and consolidate their hold on the House in next month's election. Kasich called The...

  • US rig count down 12 to 1,918 Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 2:27 PM ET

    HOUSTON— Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 12 this week to 1,918.. Oklahoma decreased by seven rigs, New Mexico was down four, Alaska was off two and Arkansas, California and North Dakota each dropped one. Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Utah were unchanged.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- Top Goldman Sachs Group Inc executives are determined to keep compensation costs under control. Sources familiar with the matter inside Goldman Sachs described the restraint as a sign of the shifting mentality about bonuses at the bank: it wants to tightly control compensation, even if it has good quarters with big revenue gains.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- Top Goldman Sachs Group Inc executives are determined to keep compensation costs under control. Sources familiar with the matter inside Goldman Sachs described the restraint as a sign of the shifting mentality about bonuses at the bank: it wants to tightly control compensation, even if it has good quarters with big revenue gains.

  • Montana decides to keep Yellowstone bison in state Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 5:05 AM ET

    HELENA, Mont.— Montana wildlife officials decided Thursday against shipping 145 bison captured from Yellowstone National Park to the Bronx zoo and other locations across the nation, choosing to send them to an American Indian reservation within the state. The Fish and Wildlife Commission voted to transfer the bison to Fort Peck Indian Reservation instead of...

  • Audit: $600M business-incentive program flawed Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 9:48 AM ET

    SALT LAKE CITY— Utah economic development officials aren't doing enough to make sure companies who get tax credits are keeping their promises to create new, high-paying jobs, a state audit released Tuesday found. The Governor's Office of Economic Development has committed to tax credits worth $600 million over the last five years through its corporate...

  • Liquid nicotine exposures up sharply among kids Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 2:52 AM ET

    "With kids, the exposure we're seeing is usually parents or family members leave out refill bottles that they try and open," said Ashley Webb, director of the Kentucky Regional Poison Control Center. The number of e-cigarette users has climbed to several million worldwide, and the devices have become the center of an industry that has grown in the last four years...

  • US rig count up 8 to 1,930 Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 1:56 PM ET

    HOUSTON— Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by eight this week to 1,930.. Of the major oil- and gas-producing states, New Mexico gained three rigs, Ohio, West Virginia and Wyoming each increased by two and Kansas, Texas and Utah each gained one. North Dakota lost seven rigs,...

  • Oct 6- Wealthy Americans contributed less of their incomes to charity while low and middle-income residents gave more in the years surrounding the Great Recession, according to a newly released report by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Idaho, Georgia, Connecticut and Florida also ranked high on the list of increased givers. Utah residents gave the biggest...

  • Charity begins here: Top 10 states for giving Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    New York and California may be the richest states, but when it comes to charity, they're not even among the top 25. A look at who tops the list, and why.

  • Vivint, which is controlled by Blackstone Group LP, and SolarCity allow homeowners to lease solar systems rather than buying them outright, helping fuel the growth. SolarCity controls more than a third of the U.S. residential solar market, with Vivint trailing with a 15 percent share.

  • Oct 1- Shares of Vivint Solar Inc, the second-largest installer of residential solar panels in the United States, rose as much as 9 percent in their market debut on the New York Stock Exchange, valuing the company at about $1.84 billion.

  • Vivint Solar prices IPO Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 8:24 PM ET

    Sept 30- Residential solar panel installer Vivint Solar Inc priced its initial public offering at $16 per share, valuing the Blackstone Group LP- backed company at $1.68 billion.

  • The accord, resolving claims that date back as far as 50 years and marking the biggest U.S. legal settlement with a single tribe, will be formally signed at a ceremony on Friday in Window Rock, Arizona, the capital of the sprawling Navajo reservation.

  • FDA issues warning letters on Ebola treatment claims Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 3:26 PM ET

    Sept 24- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters to three privately held companies marketing treatments that claim to prevent or treat Ebola. The letters were sent to Newton, New Jersey- based Natural Solutions Foundation, Utah- based dTERRA International LLC and Utah- based Young Living.

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON Sept 24- Your medical information is worth 10 times more than your credit card number on the black market.