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  • WASHINGTON— Even as they praised him, Senate Democrats said Tuesday that Donald Trump's pick to represent the U.S. in trade negotiations needs a waiver from Congress to legally hold the job because of his previous work for foreign clients. Several Democrats disagreed at Lighthizer's Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday. Ron Wyden of Oregon, the top Democrat on...

  • SALT LAKE CITY _ ClearOne Inc. on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $1.1 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Salt Lake City- based company said it had a loss of 12 cents per share. ClearOne shares have decreased nearly 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • TOKYO, March 13- The Tokyo Stock Exchange launched a new stock index on Monday, selecting 200 companies among small-to-mid-cap firms with high return on equity and operating profits as well as strong corporate governance. "The launch of this index is expected to continue to encourage Japan corporations to emphasize actions that are valued by equity...

  • March 13- If the Republicans' plan to dismantle most of Obamacare is approved later this month by the U.S. House of Representatives, where it cleared initial hurdles last week, it would go next to the Senate, where its fate is uncertain. Republicans dominate the House, but have only 52 seats in the 100- seat Senate. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky: He has called the plan "...

  • Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 617 rigs sought oil and 151 explored for natural gas this week. Louisiana increased by five rigs, Colorado and Oklahoma each were up three, Ohio and Wyoming rose by two and California gained one. Arkansas, Kansas, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah and West Virginia were all unchanged.

  • WASHINGTON, March 7- President Donald Trump on Tuesday endorsed Republican legislation to replace the Obamacare healthcare law but it faced a rebellion by conservative groups and lawmakers who denounced it, complicating its chances for passage in the U.S. Congress. Speaker Paul Ryan said he could guarantee that he had enough votes to win passage of the...

  • NEW YORK, March 2- Retail currency brokers are considering operating in the United States after a nearly seven-year absence, if President Donald Trump is able to carry through on his pledge to deregulate financial markets. Sirani's observation is shared by many market participants such as Javier Paz, senior analyst at research firm Aite Group, and Meir...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 24- Refiners and pipeline shippers in the Salt Lake City area are facing new delays obtaining crude oil after a pipeline outage last week was followed by snow on Friday that made it difficult to deliver much-needed oil by truck. The 16- inch Wahsatch pipeline can carry roughly 100,000 barrels per day of crude from locations near Evanston, Wyoming, to...

  • Feb 22- A judge has crushed the hopes of a group of investors in Ultra Petroleum Inc, a bankrupt natural gas company, who had sought to collect a $300 million windfall because a clerk entered a court order on the wrong date. Bankruptcy Judge Marvin Isgur approved on Feb. 13 the disclosures for Ultra's plan to emerge from Chapter 11, although his order was not put on the...

  • WASHINGTON/ SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb 17- When Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz of Utah introduced legislation last month to transfer about 3 million acres of federally-held public land to state control, he was bombarded by thousands of angry phone calls, letters and social media posts urging him to back off. Such areas include national forests, parks and...

  • WASHINGTON/ SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb 17- When Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz of Utah introduced legislation last month to transfer about 3 million acres of federally-held public land to state control, he was bombarded by thousands of angry phone calls, letters and social media posts urging him to back off. Such areas include national forests, parks and...

  • Copper inventories tied to China's Shanghai Futures Exchange have surged 61 percent since the week of Jan. 20 to 277,659 tonnes, the most since May 2016, the latest data shows. Stockpiles held in bonded warehouses in China have edged above 500,000 tonnes, from around 450,000 tonnes in November, according to consultants CRU Group. "In China's bonded market there is...

  • Copper inventories tied to China's Shanghai Futures Exchange have surged 61 percent since the week of Jan. 20 to 277,659 tonnes, the most since May 2016, the latest data shows. Stockpiles held in bonded warehouses in China have edged above 500,000 tonnes, from around 450,000 tonnes in November, according to consultants CRU Group. "In China's bonded market there is...

  • Feb 10- Wall Street's main stock indexes rose to fresh all-time closing highs as a spike in oil prices supported energy shares and investors renewed their optimism about President Donald Trump's economic agenda. The benchmark S&P 500 has surged 8.3 percent since Trump's Nov. 8 election, fueled by expectations he will lower corporate taxes, reduce regulations...