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  • *Dollar eases but holds near 14- year highs. NEW YORK, Dec 16- The dollar and U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, taking a breather following this week's big moves after the Federal Reserve signaled a faster pace of U.S. interest rate increases next year. News that a Chinese warship has seized an underwater drone deployed by a U.S. oceanographic vessel in the South China Sea...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 9- Next week's Federal Reserve meeting and possible signals on the pace of rate hikes for next year could pose the biggest risk yet to the rally the U.S. stock market has seen since last month's presidential election. Stocks have set a string of record highs since the Nov. 8 election on hopes of a pickup in U.S. economic growth, thanks to President-elect...

  • *Mitt Romney, 2012 Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts governor. *Jon Huntsman, former Republican Utah governor and ambassador to China under President Barack Obama, ran for Republican presidential nomination in 2012. *John Bolton, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under President George W. Bush, foreign policy adviser to 2012...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 8- Bond yields rose and the euro dipped on Thursday after the European Central Bank said it would prolong its bond purchase program but surprised investors by scaling back on how much it will spend each month. The euro saw its biggest one-day percentage drop against the dollar since June after the ECB said it would reduce its bond buying program to 60...

  • Dec 8- Major U.S. stock indexes climbed again on Thursday and set fresh record highs as a month-long rally following the presidential election of Donald Trump rolled on. Investors have driven up equities since Trump's Nov. 8 election over optimism about domestic economic stimulus and reduced corporate taxes and regulations. The path of least resistance has...

  • Dec 8- Major U.S. stock indexes climbed again on Thursday and set fresh record highs, bolstered by data showing U.S. labor market strength, as a month-long rally since the presidential election of Donald Trump rolled on. Investors have driven up equities since Trump's Nov. 8 election over optimism about domestic economic stimulus and reduced corporate taxes and...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 8- Bond yields rose and the euro dipped on Thursday after the European Central Bank said it would slow its stimulus program from April, while Wall Street extended the previous session's gains. However, initial market reaction was tempered after ECB President Mario Draghi said it was not an outright winding-down of quantitative easing, as...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Dec 7- Canadian light oil and gas producer Crescent Point Energy Corp said on Wednesday it will increase its 2017 capital budget 31 percent from this year to C $1.45 billion and boost production by 10 percent. The Calgary- based company, which has core operations in southwest Saskatchewan, the Williston Basin and the Uinta Basin in the United...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 7- Want to save a few quick bucks on your holiday shopping? Your credit card may offer some little-known perks that could save you money both upfront and after the purchase. "These perks can really help in certain circumstances, but most people don't know that they are there to be taken," said Matt Schulz, senior industry analyst at creditcards.com.

  • President-elect Donald Trump said on Monday he would nominate retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, a presidential rival-turned-supporter to serve as Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary. *Jon Huntsman, former Republican Utah governor and ambassador to China under President Barack Obama, ran for 2012 Republican presidential nomination in...

  • Wells, in a September settlement with the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and other regulators, agreed to pay $185 million in penalties and $5 million to customers for opening up to 2 million deposit and credit-card accounts in their names without their permission. The Justice for Victims of Fraud Act of 2016, introduced by Senate Banking Committee...

  • Evan McMullin: Trump doesn't represent conservative values and principles

    Evan McMullin, Independent candidate running for president, discusses his chances in the 2016 presidential election and his strategy in his home state of Utah.

  • Donald Trump

    Six states look to be election toss-ups, according to NBC: Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, New Hampshire, Arizona and Utah.

  • Evan McMullian: Taking votes from Trump

    Donald Trump will not win this election, says Evan McMullin, independent presidential candidate, talking about taking electoral votes away from Donald Trump, and why the country needs to return power to the states.

  • Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin leads Utah in new poll

    Results of a new poll by Emerson College show the candidate is now leading the state over both Trump and Clinton.

  • Former CIA agent Evan McMullin talks to to the media after announcing his presidential campaign as an Independent candidate on August 10, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin topped both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in a new Utah poll released Wednesday.

  • Provo, Utah and Omaha, Nebraska win at this

    Provo, Utah and Omaha, Nebraska were tied for having the lowest unemployment rates in America in 2015. Here's why.

  • A 'Now Hiring' sign is displayed during a Job News USA career fair at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on Wednesday, May 18, 2016.

    Wonder which states created the most employment over the past 10 years? CNBC has graded all 50 states to come up with the list.

  • Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Silicon Slopes — a stretch of cities along the Rocky Mountains in Utah — has become a hotbed of start-up activity. VCs are taking notice.

  • Utah Gov. Gary Herbert

    The growth of Utah's tech industry has earned the state a place on the nation's economic map. Collaboration was key, says Gov. Herbert.