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  • *FTSE futures fall, gilt prices point to safety bid. LONDON, June 9- Sterling saw its biggest daily fall since January before recovering some ground on Friday after an exit poll unexpectedly showed Prime Minister Theresa May losing her parliamentary majority in Britain's election. The shock of a projection that raised questions about how Britain will advance...

  • LONDON, June 9- Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party will fail to win a parliamentary majority in Britain's election, according to an exit poll on Thursday, a result that would plunge domestic politics into turmoil and could delay Brexit talks. The biggest concern for markets last year when we went through Brexit was this could be the beginning of the...

  • LONDON, June 8- Sterling saw its biggest daily fall since January before recovering some ground on Friday after an exit poll unexpectedly showed Prime Minister Theresa May falling short of an overall parliamentary majority in Britain's election. The shock of a projection that raised questions about how Britain will advance with its plan to leave the...

  • Salt Lake City- based PolarityTE Inc's patented approach to tissue engineering is designed to use a patient's own healthy tissue to re-grow human skin for the treatment of burns and wounds. Current approaches to treat serious burns are "severely limited" in their effectiveness and in some cases, are rather expensive, PolarityTE's founder and CEO Denver Lough...

  • WASHINGTON, June 7- U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch said on Wednesday it is not yet clear how big a tax cut Congress can deliver through tax reform, despite calls by President Donald Trump and other Republicans for steep reductions in business tax rates. But the White House says a detailed proposal is not expected until September, allowing...

  • AMSTERDAM, June 1- Dutch healthcare technology company Philips said Thursday it had reached deals with New York's Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Utah- based Intermountain Healthcare for them to use its genomics platform for cancer research and treatment. Intermountain Healthcare, which runs 22 hospitals and 180 clinics, aims to make its...

  • WASHINGTON, May 26- The Trump administration's call for an opening of U.S. national monuments to economic development has drawn 107,00 comments from the public, with many expressing hope that sites like Utah's Bears Ears can maintain their protected status. President Donald Trump last month ordered the Interior Department to review some 27 national...

  • In an order dated May 22, Wall Street's top regulator said it would suspend any cases in which a defendant will have an option to appeal a case before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers the states of Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah and Wyoming. The SEC's order comes after that same appeals court earlier this month declined to reconsider the...

  • WASHINGTON, May 23- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has suspended some of its pending in-house court cases, after a Denver- based federal appeals court found the agency had violated the Constitution in how it hired its administrative law judges. In an order dated May 22, the SEC said it would suspend any cases in which a defendant will have an option to...

  • In Japan the divergence between labor market strength and minimal or negative wage growth is particularly jarring. Yet wage inflation remains moribund, Albert Edwards, global strategist at Societe Generale in London, wrote in a note to clients. Real wages fell in March in Japan at the fastest clip in two years, with inflation-adjusted wages down 0.8 percent...

  • Joseph Waseme, left, and Juan Guerrero secure building materials to a delivery truck at Roofers Supply in Salt Lake City, Utah, May 19, 2017.

    Labor shortages are weighing on overall economic growth, slowing the pace of expansion in fast-growing U.S. regions, N.Y. Times reports.

  • May 21- Hunstman Corp and Clariant AG are set to announce their merger on Monday, creating a chemical manufacturer with a market value of more than $14 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. The deal would combine Clariant, a Muttenz, Switzerland- based maker of aircraft de-icing fluids, pesticide ingredients and plastic coloring, with Woodlands,...

  • A man pauses in an alley on May 18, 2017 in Morgantown, West Virginia.

    Call them the unrecovered—a handful of states where job markets, nine years later, are still struggling back to where they were before the recession.

  • Among the group's recommendations for the Senate include maintaining the expansion of Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor and disabled, while also limiting federal spending for certain populations, according to a copy of the proposal. Members of the group, which include governors from Utah, Tennessee and Michigan, are also now...

  • Qualtrics' software makes it easy for its 8,500 customers worldwide to capture customer, employee and market insights on one platform.

  • WASHINGTON, May 11- The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. Trade Representative, a critical position ahead of renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. Delays in Senate confirmation of veteran trade lawyer Robert Lighthizer more than 100 days after his nomination have set back...

  • President Donald Trump is weeks away from naming anyone to the board of the Federal Reserve, a White House official said, meaning it could be the fall before three currently empty seats are filled. The White House wants to get all nominees vetted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Office of Government Ethics before they name them publicly and that...

  • WASHINGTON, May 11- The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. Trade Representative, a critical position ahead of renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. Delays in Senate confirmation of veteran trade lawyer Robert Lighthizer more than 100 days after his nomination have set back...

  • WASHINGTON, May 9- A 20 percent import tax, backed by Republican leaders in the House of Representatives, is unlikely to win enough support from the Senate Finance Committee to be part of any Senate tax reform bill, the panel's Republican chairman said on Tuesday. The comment by Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah is the strongest sign yet of the daunting legislative...

  • NEW YORK, May 4- U.S. companies are reporting their strongest profit and sales growth in more than five years this earnings season, with more beating expectations and particular strength in the industrial sector. "The bears will say the comparisons were easy," said Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at Nuveen Asset Management in Princeton, New Jersey.