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  • The pending legislation would require a tally of metal reserves in the United States and seek to streamline permitting for the EV sector, an area where China already leads by a wide margin. Even some existing U.S. mines are in China's orbit, with domestic production of so-called rare earth minerals reliant on Chinese processing and now caught up in the U.S.-...

  • Legislation making its way through the U.S. Congress aims to help offset those gaps, but China remains the global EV sector leader, a dominance seen by some as difficult to supplant. Even some U.S. mines are caught in China's orbit, with domestic production of so-called rare earth minerals reliant on Chinese processing and now caught up in the U.S.- China trade...

  • Legislation making its way through the U.S. Congress aims to help offset those gaps, but China remains the global EV sector leader, a dominance seen by some as difficult to supplant. "China has a huge head start," said Gavin Montgomery, a battery and mining analyst at the Wood Mackenzie consultancy. Senator Lisa Murkowski, chair of the Senate's Energy and Natural...

  • In this Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 file photo, a nurse places a patient's medication on an intravenous stand at a hospital in Philadelphia.

    Idaho's wealthiest man just launched a new fund to defend people from "overly aggressive medical debt collectors."

  • Jonathan Williams, American Legislative Exchange council chief economist, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss states that are business friendly. Utah leads with Idaho and North Carolina following closely behind.

  • COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 12- Virgin Galactic's goal to fly tourists into space as early as this summer is about 12 years later than initially promised by its founder, British billionaire Sir Richard Branson. Its more than just a trip to space, its a huge, ongoing event, said Icelandic ticket holder Gislason, who has a Virgin Galactic logo tattooed on his arm and...

  • WASHINGTON, April 4- The flagship of the Trump administration's advanced nuclear power research program could cost about 40 percent more than a government official estimated earlier this year, a U.S. Department of Energy document shows. But an internal DOE document dated Jan. 22, obtained by public policy group the Union of Concerned Scientists through a...

  • The Boise, Idaho- based company said on Wednesday it expects revenue between $4.6 billion and $5 billion for its fiscal third quarter, falling short of analyst expectations of $5.3 billion according to IBES data from Refinitiv. The company cut planned capital expenditures for the 2019 fiscal year to $9 billion, Micron executives said. In December the company...

  • The new rules, announced by the Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management, fits within the Trump administration's broader plan to increase energy production on federal lands by loosening environmental regulations. They include California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming. Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota opted out of amending...

  • A timely renewal of the program is a top priority for the American Property Casualty Insurance Association, the trade group's chief executive officer, David Sampson, said in a recent interview. Sampson also wants Congress to make the program permanent and provide more clarity about coverage for cyber terrorism. "I'm not surprised that the industry is already...

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  • WASHINGTON, Dec 28- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is investigating a nationwide CenturyLink Inc network outage that has affected service on 911 emergency phone calls across the country, agency chairman Ajit Pai said on Friday. Asked about the FCC investigation, a spokeswoman for CenturyLink said the company had been in contact with the federal...

  • Dec 18- U.S. chipmaker Micron Technology Inc gave on Tuesday quarterly sales and profit forecasts well below Wall Street estimates, citing a market glut of memory chips as consumer and business demand for phones and computers is weakening. Samsung had already warned of a slowdown in demand and drop in chip prices, flagging an end to a two-year boom in memory chips...

  • Dec 18- U.S. chipmaker Micron Technology Inc on Tuesday gave quarterly sales and profit forecasts well below Wall Street estimates, citing a market glut of memory chips as consumer and business demand for phones and computers is weakening. But the glut will hammer Micron in the short term, with the company estimating revenue of $5.7 billion to $6.3 billion for...

  • Dec 18- U.S. chipmaker Micron Technology Inc on Tuesday missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue, hurt by falling prices for its memory chips due to a supply glut just as both business and consumer demand has become wobbly. Net sales rose 16 percent to $7.91 billion, but missed analyst expectations of $8.02 billion. Net income attributable to the...

  • Dec 18- Chipmaker Micron Technology Inc on Tuesday missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue, hurt by falling prices for its memory chips due to a supply glut. Net income attributable to the chipmaker rose to $3.29 billion, or $2.81 per share, in the quarter ended Nov. 29, from $2.68 billion, or $2.19 per share, a year earlier. Excluding items, Micron earned...

  • Most people who do not sign up for Obamacare insurance by Saturday's open enrollment deadline will not be able to obtain coverage until next fall, unless they have a qualifying life event such as getting married or having a child.

  • POCATELLO, Idaho, Dec 8- When Sean Luangrath joined Pocatello, Idaho- based Inergy Solar a few years ago, the plan was to move the portable solar battery maker to his home base of Salt Lake City so he could build it with easy access to Silicon Slopes' tech talent and venture capital. By next year he plans to double the payroll to 50 employees as he moves the company's...

  • A voters fills out his ballot for the midterm election at a polling place in Madison, Wisconsin, November 6, 2018.

    Voters in Utah, Nebraska and Idaho were all projected to pass ballot measures to expand the federal and state health insurance program, according to NBC.

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    Idaho tops the list of states with the highest bilateral trade exposure to the U.S.-China trade war, according to a Fitch Ratings report.