CAPITAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CAPITAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Caesars proceeding with debt restructuring talks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58425913-79/company-caesars-debt-management.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58425913-79/company-caesars-debt-management.html.csp">Caesars proceeding with debt restructuring talks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Laura J. Keller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:33:01.649-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Senior lenders to Caesars Entertainment Corp. are joining negotiations to cut the casino operator’s $25 billion debt load, a sign the company’s engaging a larger group of creditors to explore options that may include a pre-arranged bankruptcy, according to four people with knowledge of the matter. Rothschild Inc. and law firm Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, which are advising owners of the company’s bank loans, signed confidentiality agreements that allows them to enter the debt-restructur...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425913@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:33:01 MDT Utahn killed by bear was working alone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58421525-78/stewart-bear-bears-rust.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58421525-78/stewart-bear-bears-rust.html.csp">Utahn killed by bear was working alone</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett Prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T22:58:36.073-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 10:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Utah man likely killed by a bear in Wyoming was a seasonal employee working a new site alone for an Idaho business. While full details of Adam Thomas Stewart’s death have still not been revealed, his boss said the 31-year-old from Virgin, Utah, was an experienced backcountry visitor. “Adam was a very bright individual and talented in many ways,” said Steve Rust, owner of Boise-based Nature’s Capital. Rust reported Stewart missing Sept. 7. “We very saddened by this event,” he said. “Adam was ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421525@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:58:36 MDT Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58378235-79/public-week-initial-offerings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58378235-79/public-week-initial-offerings.html.csp">Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T11:27:02.759-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, CT (www.renaissancecapital.com) and SEC filings. Week of September 8: • Affimed Therapeutics B.V. - Heidelberg, Germany, 6.25 million common shares, priced $11 to $13, managed by Jefferies, Leerink, and BMO Capital Markets. Proposed Nasdaq symbol AFMD, Business: Biotech developing immunotherapies for lymphomas, leukemia and other cancers. • ReWalk Robotics L...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583782352014-09-05T11:27:02.759-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T11:27:02.759-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378235@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:27:02 MDT U.N. goal: Stop Ebola transmission in 6-9 months http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58378180-68/ebola-liberia-brown-capital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58378180-68/ebola-liberia-brown-capital.html.csp">U.N. goal: Stop Ebola transmission in 6-9 months</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EDITH M. LEDERER and CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T11:24:03.863-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">United Nations • The United Nations is establishing an “Ebola Crisis Center” with a goal of stopping transmission in affected countries within six to nine months and preventing the international spread of the virus, the U.N. chief said Friday. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters after a meeting with senior U.N. leaders that $600 million is urgently needed for supplies to combat Ebola in West Africa. He again urged airlines and shipping countries to lift their bans on flights and port vi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583781802014-09-05T11:24:03.863-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T11:24:03.863-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378180@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:24:03 MDT Feds may put stricter oversight on insurer MetLife http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58375452-79/financial-metlife-council-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58375452-79/financial-metlife-council-company.html.csp">Feds may put stricter oversight on insurer MetLife</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARCY GORDON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T16:18:02.109-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 04:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. regulators are proposing to label insurer MetLife Inc. as a potential threat to the financial system, a designation that brings stricter government oversight. New York-based MetLife says it “strongly disagrees” with the decision by the Financial Stability Oversight Council on Thursday to propose designating the company as “systemically important.” That would mean the company was deemed so big and interconnected that it could cause damage to the financial system if it failed. If...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583754522014-09-04T16:18:02.109-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T16:18:02.109-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58375452@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:18:02 MDT Islamist militia says it ‘secured’ U.S. compound in Libya http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58358461-68/libya-compound-militia-capital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58358461-68/libya-compound-militia-capital.html.csp">Islamist militia says it ‘secured’ U.S. compound in Libya</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T11:52:14.439-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 11:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tripoli, Libya • The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya’s capital has “secured” a U.S. Embassy residential compound there, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday. The Islamist militia’s move likely will reinvigorate debate in the U.S. over its role in Libya, more than three years after supporting rebels who toppled dictator Moammar Gadhafi. It also comes near the two-year anniversary of the sla...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583584612014-08-31T11:52:14.439-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-31T11:52:14.439-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58358461@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:52:14 MDT Worker protest disrupts life in Argentine capital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58344761-79/members-government-protest-strike.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58344761-79/members-government-protest-strike.html.csp">Worker protest disrupts life in Argentine capital</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T17:56:02.394-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 05:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Buenos Aires • A labor organization opposed to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez caused traffic jams and disrupted life for many in the capital Wednesday at the start of a 36-hour strike. Members of the Central Workers Union, which includes many public-sector employees, joined demonstrations that blocked major thoroughfares in Buenos Aires in a protest over taxes, wages and the overall cost of living in the country. Union members also called on the government to halt a wave of private-secto...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583447612014-08-27T17:56:02.394-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T17:56:02.394-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344761@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:56:02 MDT Audit: Utah fund padded numbers, downplayed costs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339963-90/auditors-capital-costs-fund.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339963-90/auditors-capital-costs-fund.html.csp">Audit: Utah fund padded numbers, downplayed costs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T15:03:39.516-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 03:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah’s Fund of Funds — a quasi-public entity that has invested more than $100 million in business startups — has overstated the returns on its investments, downplayed the costs of doing business and is lacking in transparency, according to an audit of the agency. “The primary concern here is that the lack of metrics ultimately results in the UFOF’s inability to show relevance in the market,” according to a report by the Utah legislative auditor’s office. Managers of the Fund of Funds agreed the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58339963@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:03:39 MDT Islamist militias claim control of Libyan capital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58332653-68/militias-libya-islamist-parliament.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58332653-68/militias-libya-islamist-parliament.html.csp">Islamist militias claim control of Libyan capital</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARIAM RIZK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T21:03:01.841-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 09:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cairo • Libya’s Islamist militias said Sunday they have consolidated their hold on Tripoli and its international airport, driving out rival militias to the outskirts of the capital following a weekslong battle for control of the strategic hub. The umbrella group for Islamist militias calling itself Dawn of Libya said it has also taken hold of other locations in the capital controlled by the rival militias, drawing to a close one chapter in a prolonged confrontation between the Islamist-allied m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583326532014-08-24T21:03:01.841-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-24T21:03:01.841-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58332653@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:03:01 MDT 11-story Albany hotel demolished amid fireworks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58329485-79/albany-hotel-center-demolished.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58329485-79/albany-hotel-center-demolished.html.csp">11-story Albany hotel demolished amid fireworks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T18:24:02.187-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 06:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albany, N.Y. • An 11-story hotel dating to the 1920s was demolished Saturday to make way for a new $66 million convention center in New York’s capital. Fireworks exploded and crowds cheered as the Wellington Hotel Annex disappeared into a cloud of beige dust. Some people positioned cameras on tripods to capture the demise of the annex, which had stood near the state Capitol for nine decades but was vacant in recent years. Mayor Kathy Sheehan was among the spectators posing for pictures with the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583294852014-08-23T18:24:02.187-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-23T18:24:02.187-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58329485@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 18:24:02 MDT Bloomberg View Op-Ed: The trend is your friend till the bend at the end http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58284325-82/trend-money-option-recent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58284325-82/trend-money-option-recent.html.csp">Bloomberg View Op-Ed: The trend is your friend till the bend at the end</a></h4>