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  • SANDY, Utah _ Lifevantage Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $1.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Sandy, Utah- based company said it had profit of 11 cents. Lifevantage shares have decreased 16 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SALT LAKE CITY _ USANA Health Sciences Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $24 million. USANA Health expects full-year earnings to be $7.60 to $8.15 per share, with revenue in the range of $1.02 billion to $1.05 billion. USANA Health shares have fallen slightly more than 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SALT LAKE CITY _ Overstock.com Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $110,000. On a per-share basis, the Salt Lake City- based company said it had profit of less than 1 cent. For the year, the company reported profit of $2.4 million, or 10 cents per share.

  • Feb 9- Goldman Sachs Group Inc and other U.S. banks are looking at ways to slash expenses further this year as market turmoil, declining oil prices and concerns about Germany's Deutsche Bank AG have sent the sector's shares down sharply. "We can absolutely do a lot more on the cost side if we have to, especially now, when you have to deliver a return," Goldman Chief...

  • Feb 9- Goldman Sachs Group Inc's chief executive officer signaled the U.S. bank could cut costs yet again as market turmoil, declining oil prices and concerns about Germany's Deutsche Bank AG have cratered the sector's shares this year. "We can absolutely do a lot more on the cost side if we have to, especially now, when you have to deliver a return," CEO Lloyd Blankfein...

  • Park City Group posts 2Q profit Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 4:12 PM ET

    SALT LAKE CITY _ Park City Group Inc. on Monday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $281,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. Park City Group shares have fallen 37 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Park City Group, Earnings Report.

  • SALT LAKE CITY— A Utah businessman who made headlines as a helicopter-flying philanthropist before he became a key figure in an influence-peddling scandal that ensnared two former attorneys general went on trial for fraud on Monday, acting as his own attorney. Jeremy Johnson, 40, is accused of creating dozens of shell companies so his online company could...

  • Some of the metals reached the San Juan River, which the Animas joins in New Mexico, but most settled into the Animas riverbed before that, the EPA said in a preliminary report on the metals. The EPA said most of the metals consisted of small particles and came from Cement Creek, a tributary that carried the water from the mine to the Animas. An EPA- led cleanup crew...

  • BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.— A Beverly Hills- based beauty school says it's closing all 56 of its campuses in five states after losing federal funding over allegations of misconduct. It shut facilities this week in California, Nevada, Utah, Kansas and Connecticut. School officials told the San Gabriel Valley Tribune that about 5,000 students and employees will receive...

  • HOUSTON— Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 48 this week to 571.. Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas declined by 19 rigs, Oklahoma dropped eight, Louisiana dropped five, Pennsylvania lost three, North Dakota, Utah and Wyoming each declined by two and Ohio dropped...

  • Feb 5- Activist investors are putting the U.S. banking sector in their crosshairs, betting that headwinds whipping through the industry will accelerate consolidation among lenders. Hedge funds such as Ancora Advisors, Clover Partners and Seidman& Associates are buying up stakes in lenders across the U.S., from community banks to large regional lenders.

  • Control4 reports 4Q loss Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 5:25 PM ET

    SALT LAKE CITY _ Control4 Corp. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $653,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 7 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in April, Control4 said it expects revenue in the range of $38.5...

  • SkyWest beats 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 4:53 PM ET

    ST. GEORGE, Utah _ SkyWest Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $40.5 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 44 cents per share. SkyWest shares have dropped 21 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Feb 4- Former drug executive Martin Shkreli smirked and brushed off questions about drug prices then tweeted that lawmakers were imbeciles on Thursday, when he appeared at a U.S. congressional hearing against his will. Shkreli, 32, sparked outrage last year among patients, medical societies and Democratic presidential front-runner...

  • NEW YORK— Kidnap victim Elizabeth Smart's next book will be a guide to self-empowerment. She has an agreement with St. Martin's Press for "Hope Empowered," in which she'll draw on her experiences helping others recover from traumatic events. She has since started the Elizabeth Smart Foundation to protect children and educate them about violent and sexual crimes.

  • Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 3:12 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Still facing political jeopardy, President Barack Obama's health care law beat expectations by earning solid sign-ups this year, according to figures released Thursday by the administration. "It's not the unequivocal success that Obamacare advocates had hoped for, but also not the disaster that critics thought could make it a talking point on...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Feb 4- Former drug executive Martin Shkreli laughed off questions about drug prices and tweeted that lawmakers were imbeciles on Thursday, when he appeared at a U.S. congressional hearing against his will. Shkreli, 32, sparked outrage last year among patients, medical societies and Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton...

  • WASHINGTON— Pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli refused to testify Thursday in an appearance before U.S. lawmakers over severe hikes for a drug sold by a company that he acquired, yet even without answering questions, managed to leave them infuriated. Shkreli, widely scorned for hiking the price of a long-established and potentially lifesaving drug by more...

  • FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.— The Navajo Nation is seeking potentially millions of dollars from Urban Outfitters Inc. over clothing, jewelry and other merchandise bearing the tribe's name that the popular retailer has sold. WHAT IS THE NAVAJO NATION SEEKING? The Navajo Nation wants revenue from products sold by Urban Outfitters and its subsidiaries under the "Navajo" name...

  • Joel Beauvais, acting water chief for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said Michigan officials ignored federal advice to treat Flint water for corrosion-causing elements last year and delayed for months before telling the public about the health risks of lead-contaminated water. "What happened in Flint was avoidable and never should have...