EXCHANGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/EXCHANGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) House panel condemns Obama for prisoner swap http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58238560-68/bergdahl-taliban-obama-swap.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58238560-68/bergdahl-taliban-obama-swap.html.csp">House panel condemns Obama for prisoner swap</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T17:58:02.346-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 05:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years. The Republican-led Armed Services Committee backed a nonbinding resolution that disapproves of the exchange and faults Obama for failing to notify Congress 30 days in advance of the swap, as required by law. The vote was 34-25 with two Democrats — Reps. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii and Mik...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582385602014-07-29T17:58:02.346-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T17:58:02.346-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238560@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:58:02 MDT Gold bugs, Bitcoin believers in bid to supplant dollar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232951-79/bitcoin-gold-exchange-according.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232951-79/bitcoin-gold-exchange-according.html.csp">Gold bugs, Bitcoin believers in bid to supplant dollar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Isaac Arnsdorf</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T10:57:01.495-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 10:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Call it bitgold. It’s what you get when you combine bitcoin, one of the world’s newest would-be currencies, and gold, one of the oldest. Add mistrust of centralized authority, a dash of rebelliousness and a dollop of profit motive and you might have the Independence Coin, the first gold-backed crypto-money, unveiled this month at FreedomFest, a libertarian convention in -- where else? -- Las Vegas. “A staunch person who believes in the gold standard says bitcoin is valueless and ultim...</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> 58232951@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:57:01 MDT Letter: The nation is a ‘state’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224286-82/state-exchange-states-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224286-82/state-exchange-states-government.html.csp">Letter: The nation is a ‘state’</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T16:00:03.015-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I have read the phrase used by the D.C. Court of Appeals in Halbig v. Burwell: “an exchange established by the State.” This word “State” is singular and means government, not a private company. If it had said states, that would be another issue and it would have forbid D.C. and U.S. possessions from getting assistance in tax credits from the IRS, as they are not states. In other parts of the law it encourages states to set up their own exchange under federal guidelines. The phrase did not say ...</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> 58224286@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:00:03 MDT Obama signs two Utah-related bills http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58224545-90/canal-provo-utah-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58224545-90/canal-provo-utah-obama.html.csp">Obama signs two Utah-related bills</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T20:47:08.106-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 08:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">President Barack Obama signed into law Friday a land exchange between Utah and the Ute tribes, along with a correction to a Provo water deal. These were two of 14 bills Obama signed, with others naming buildings, creating memorials and swapping lands. Two weeks ago, the Senate agreed to an exchange of 20,000 acres controlled by Utah to the Hill Creek Extension of the Unitah and Ouray Indian Reservation for the mineral rights to other parcels on the reservation. The deal approved by the Ute Trib...</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> 58224545@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:47:08 MDT Bloomberg View: No, Obamacare isn’t dead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58214613-82/obamacare-federal-subsidies-exchanges.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58214613-82/obamacare-federal-subsidies-exchanges.html.csp">Bloomberg View: No, Obamacare isn’t dead</a></h4>