EXCHANGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/EXCHANGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) GAO: Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl swap http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323275-68/bergdahl-law-swap-taliban.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323275-68/bergdahl-law-swap-taliban.html.csp">GAO: Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl 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="2014-08-21T17:36:01.503-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday. The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said the Defense Department failed to notify the relevant congressional committees at least 30 days in advance of the exchange — a clear violation of the law — and used $988,400 of a wartime account to make the transfer. The GAO also said the Pentagon’s use ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583232752014-08-21T17:36:01.503-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T17:36:01.503-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58323275@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:36:01 MDT BSD Medical threatened with delisting by Nasdaq http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292238-79/medical-bsd-nasdaq-delisting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292238-79/medical-bsd-nasdaq-delisting.html.csp">BSD Medical threatened with delisting by Nasdaq</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T13:32:02.152-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 01:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BSD Medical Corporation has been notified it could be dropped from the Nasdaq stock exchange because its shares are not worth enough. The Salt Lake City-based medical products company, which provides systems to treat cancer and benign diseases using heat therapy, said Wednesday it had received a delisting notice Aug. 8 from Nasdaq, based on the price of BSD Medical common stock finishing the previous 30 consecutive days of trading below the exchange’s minimum requirement of $1 per share. BSD Med...</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> 58292238@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:32:02 MDT 5 money-saving tips for exchanging currency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237928-79/exchange-card-credit-currency.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237928-79/exchange-card-credit-currency.html.csp">5 money-saving tips for exchanging currency</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEPH PISANI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T18:13:12.016-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 06:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Headed overseas for summer vacation? It’s easy to get hit with extra fees and expensive exchange rates when switching currencies. Some currency exchange tables in airports and tourist areas offer bad rates, taking more of your money. And some credit cards and banks can add fees when you buy something with your card. Your best bet is to bring a credit card that doesn’t charge currency exchange fees and some cash for backup. Most purchases should be done on the credit card, says James Gambaccini,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582379282014-08-01T18:13:12.016-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T18:13:12.016-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237928@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:13:12 MDT 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>