Weber County ag boosters tout import of farming even as more development looms

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Some county officials have put a focus on spurring business growth, but ag leaders ask that farming...


Ogden's Union Station hires new development director

Union Station development director

Michael Plowman, who spent over a decade working for Boy Scouts of America, arrives at a time when things at Union Station have been in flux.


The Latest: Hertz ends rental car discount program with NRA

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the reaction by U.S. companies to the Florida school massacre (all times Eastern): 4:45 p.m. Hertz has become the latest company to end a partnership with the NRA after the latest school shooting. The company announced in a Twitter message that it is ending its rental...


Women at JPMorgan earn 1% less than their male coworkers do

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. JPMorgan Chase & Co. said Friday that its female employees earn 99 percent of what male employees make globally, making it the fifth large U.S. bank to disclose an adjusted gender pay gap of around one percent. People of color employed by the bank earned more than 99 percent of...


Endo, Glaxo to settle suits over testosterone-replacement drugs

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. and GlaxoSmithKline LLC agreed to settle lawsuits accusing the drugmakers of hiding the health risks of their testosterone-boosting drugs marketed to middle-aged men, according to court filings. The terms of the tentative deal weren’t disclosed Friday,...


Stocks rise with Treasuries, dollar mixed

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. U.S. stocks rallied, Treasuries advanced and the dollar slipped as investors grew confident that the Jerome Powell-led Federal Reserve won’t rush to raise interest rates as the economy picks up steam. The S&P 500 Index pushed past its average price for the past 50 days and...


Dropbox gave $190 million in stock to 3 executives before IPO

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Dropbox Inc. granted about $190 million in stock awards to three top executives last year as the file-sharing company prepared for an initial public offering. Chief Executive Officer Drew Houston received restricted shares worth $109.6 million, according to the company’s...


Tech, health care companies leading US stocks higher

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Technology and health care companies helped drive U.S. stocks broadly higher Friday, placing the market on course to finish a volatile week with a slight gain. Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP led the gainers among technology stocks. Energy companies also rose along with crude oil prices. Bond...


US companies distance themselves from NRA as pressure mounts

NRA Reaction

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the National Rifle Association, after the latest school massacre. Petitions are circulating online targeting companies that offer discounts to NRA...


Judge rejects Martin Shkreli motion to throw out some of his securities fraud convictions

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. NEW YORK - A federal judge on Friday rejected a motion by Martin Shkreli to throw out some of the securities fraud charges a jury convicted him of last year, leaving the infamous former hedge fund manager still at risk of spending 20 years in prison for defrauding...


Citi to refund $335 million after finding card APRs too high

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Citigroup Inc., one of the world’s largest credit-card issuers, said it will refund $335 million to U.S. customers whose annual percentage rate should have been lower. The lender determined that a method it was using to calculate APRs didn’t properly reflect the full benefit...

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