GROWTH - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GROWTH News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Asian shares slip on jitters over China growth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441382-79/percent-china-shares-fell.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441382-79/percent-china-shares-fell.html.csp">Asian shares slip on jitters over China growth</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELAINE KURTENBACH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T08:31:02.603-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 08:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tokyo • Asian shares were mostly lower Monday as investors awaited the release of a preliminary manufacturing survey from China this week that might show renewed weakness in the world’s second-largest economy. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.8 percent to 16,189.73 as the yen regained some strength against the U.S. dollar. South Korea’s Kospi fell 0.9 percent to 2,035.23 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dropped 1.3 percent to 23,983.82. Sydney’s S&P/ASX 200 lost 1.5 percent to 5,354.50 on selli...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584413822014-09-22T08:31:02.603-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T08:31:02.603-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441382@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:31:02 MDT Utah ranks third in household income growth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58425553-90/utah-income-percent-household.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58425553-90/utah-income-percent-household.html.csp">Utah ranks third in household income growth</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T11:17:00.958-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Feel richer? Utah enjoyed the third-highest increase in median-household income among the states between 2012 and 2013, according to census estimates released Thursday. It rose 3.3 percent — behind only Wyoming’s 5.7 percent and Alaska’s 5.3 percent. Nationally, the increase was a mere 0.6 percent. Utah’s median-household income rose from $57,841 to $59,770 and is now ninth highest overall in the country. Economists say that is not only because of a relatively stronger economy here, but also pe...</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> 58425553@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:17:00 MDT Ireland economy grows 7.7 percent, leads eurozone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428446-79/ireland-growth-percent-economy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428446-79/ireland-growth-percent-economy.html.csp">Ireland economy grows 7.7 percent, leads eurozone</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SHAWN POGATCHNIK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T08:36:02.043-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 08:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dublin • Ireland’s economy is growing at a rapid pace last experienced at the tail-end of the Celtic Tiger boom, government statisticians reported Thursday as economists declared an end to the country’s financial doldrums. The report from the Central Statistics Office said gross domestic product grew 7.7 percent from July 2013 to June 2014, the biggest annual rate of growth since early 2007. It said quarterly GDP rose 1.5 percent versus the January-March quarter. Finance Minister Michael Noonan ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584284462014-09-18T08:36:02.043-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T08:36:02.043-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a think tank dealing with the world’s developed countries, cut its forecasts for the eurozone this year to 0.8 percent from 1.2 percent in its May assessment. The Paris-based OECD also cut its growth forecasts for the U....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584157392014-09-15T09:27:02.371-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T09:27:02.371-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The Commerce Department said Friday that seasonally adjusted retail sales rose 0.6 percent compared with the prior month. Sales are up 5 percent in the past 12 months. July sales were also revised upward from flat to a 0.3 percent increase. Motor vehicles accounted for roughly half of the August increase. Buying also picked up at restaurant...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584062162014-09-12T12:32:47.317-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T12:32:47.317-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Now it’s over to the governments of the 18 countries that use the euro. Eurozone finance ministers gather Friday and Saturday for the first time since the ECB president sketched out what has been dubbed “Draghinomics:” a three-pillared strategy including more stimulus from the central bank, added government spending and pro-business reforms to cut bureaucracy and ma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584026732014-09-11T12:32:08.96-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T12:32:08.96-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Jobless claims climbed by 11,000 to 315,000 in the week ended Sept. 6, which included the Labor Day holiday, a Labor Department report showed Thursday in Washington. It was the highest reading since June 28 and exceeded the Bloomberg survey median forecast of 300,000. The data are difficult to ad...</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> 58402166@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:04:02 MDT Former Ogden mayor is sought-after economic development guru http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58394245-90/center-development-economic-former.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58394245-90/center-development-economic-former.html.csp">Former Ogden mayor is sought-after economic development guru</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By dan harrie</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T11:28:13.686-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 11:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former Ogden Mayor Matthew Godfrey is carving out a fairly lucrative career as an economic-development-guru-for-hire, and is about to add another Utah local government to his growing client list. The West Jordan City Council is scheduled to vote Wednesday on hiring Godfrey’s Better City consulting firm to bring some business-recruiting firepower to its push to redevelop its city center. Better City would receive $15,000 on signing the 24-month contract and the company has the potential to earn u...</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> 58394245@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:28:13 MDT Stalled France to miss deficit target until 2017 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398250-79/france-target-deficit-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398250-79/france-target-deficit-percent.html.csp">Stalled France to miss deficit target until 2017</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SYLVIE CORBET</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T11:49:02.491-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 11:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • France has revised down its growth forecasts and says it will miss its deficit target for another three years, confirmation that Europe’s second-largest economy will emerge only slowly from its stagnation. Finance Minister Michel Sapin said Wednesday the budget deficit would be around 4.3 percent of GDP in 2015 and would not dip under the 3 percent target for European Union countries until 2017, a decade after the last time France hit the target He revised down the country’s growth figur...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583982502014-09-10T11:49:02.491-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T11:49:02.491-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Wholesalers increased their inventories by a slight 0.1 percent in July after a stronger 0.4 percent increase in June, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. It was the smallest gain since a 0.1 percent increase in stockpiles in July 2013. Sales rose a solid 0.7 percent in July, up from 0.4 percent in June. The latest increase matched the May gain. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583982102014-09-10T11:34:01.792-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T11:34:01.792-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398210@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:34:01 MDT Britain and France secure EU’s top economic jobs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58397665-79/britain-france-bloc-growth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58397665-79/britain-france-bloc-growth.html.csp">Britain and France secure EU’s top economic jobs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JUERGEN BAETZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T09:06:01.88-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 09:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brussels • Britain and France have secured two top positions on economic and financial policy-making in the new European Commission as the 28-nation bloc’s executive arm seeks to revive anemic growth and fight unemployment. Former French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici, who has long criticized EU-mandated austerity policies and called for a more growth-friendly stance instead, will be the new Economics Commissioner, whose responsibility includes policing member states’ budgets. Britain, which ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583976652014-09-10T09:06:01.88-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T09:06:01.88-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58397665@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:06:01 MDT Global stocks lower on growth worries, Fed jitters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58397624-79/percent-fed-china-markets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58397624-79/percent-fed-china-markets.html.csp">Global stocks lower on growth worries, Fed jitters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOE McDONALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T08:53:02.426-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 08:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • Global stocks sank Wednesday under the weight of worries about the possible timing of a U.S. rate hike, economic weakness in China and an impending referendum on Scottish independence. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC-40 shed 0.4 percent to 4,436.64 and Germany’s DAX lost 0.7 percent to 9,639.44. Britain’s FTSE 100 shed 0.4 percent to 6,801.01. Wall Street looked set for more losses, with futures for the Dow Jones industrial average and the broader Standard & Poor’s 500 both off 0.2 percent...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583976242014-09-10T08:53:02.426-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T08:53:02.426-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58397624@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:53:02 MDT China exports up 9.4 percent, imports shrink again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388607-79/china-imports-percent-exports.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388607-79/china-imports-percent-exports.html.csp">China exports up 9.4 percent, imports shrink again</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T09:33:02.139-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 09:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hong Kong • China’s exports grew more than forecast in August while imports shrank unexpectedly for the second month in a row, a reminder of the fragile recovery in the world’s No. 2 economy, customs data showed Monday. Exports rose 9.4 percent last month, down from a 14.5 percent expansion in July but higher than many economists had been forecasting. Imports, however, contracted 2.4 percent, after shrinking 1.6 percent the month before, at odds with the expectations of economists, who thought i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583886072014-09-08T09:33:02.139-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T09:33:02.139-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58388607@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:33:02 MDT European Central Bank stimulus plan is a surprise http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373605-79/ecb-percent-program-banks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373605-79/ecb-percent-program-banks.html.csp">European Central Bank stimulus plan is a surprise</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID McHUGH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T09:34:01.739-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 09:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Frankfurt, Germany • The European Central Bank has cut its interest rates and announced a new stimulus program that involves buying financial assets, a bid to salvage a weak economic recovery. In a press conference following a meeting Thursday, ECB President Mario Draghi said the bank would start purchases of private sector financial assets in October. The program aims to make credit cheaper, helping investment and growth at a time when the economy of the 18-country eurozone has stalled. The eco...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583736052014-09-04T09:34:01.739-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T09:34:01.739-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373605@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:34:01 MDT U.S. services firms expand at fastest pace on record http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373431-79/services-august-firms-fastest.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373431-79/services-august-firms-fastest.html.csp">U.S. services firms expand at fastest pace on record</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL WISEMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T09:03:00.268-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 09:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. services firms expanded in August at the fastest pace on record. The Institute for Supply Management says its services index rose to 59.6 last month from 58.7 in July. The August figure is the highest recorded since the measure was introduced in January 2008. Fifteen of 17 industries reported growth last month. Only mining and arts, entertainment and recreation contracted in August. The ISM is a trade group of purchasing managers. Its services survey covers businesses that empl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583734312014-09-04T09:03:00.268-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T09:03:00.268-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373431@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:03:00 MDT Chilean bank cuts growth forecast for fourth time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58368863-79/percent-growth-bank-forecast.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58368863-79/percent-growth-bank-forecast.html.csp">Chilean bank cuts growth forecast for fourth time</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Javiera Quiroga</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T09:48:01.721-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 09:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santiago • Chile’s central bank on Wednesday cut its growth forecast for this year for the fourth consecutive quarter and revised down its estimate for the economy’s potential growth rate as investment weakens. Gross domestic product will expand 1.75 percent to 2.25 percent, compared with the previous estimate of 2.5 percent to 3.5 percent, the bank said in its quarterly monetary policy report. Policymakers raised their inflation estimate for this tear to 4.1 percent from 4 percent. The central ...</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> 58368863@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 09:48:01 MDT U.S. manufacturing growth fastest pace in 3½ years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364760-79/manufacturing-orders-growth-ism.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364760-79/manufacturing-orders-growth-ism.html.csp">U.S. manufacturing growth fastest pace in 3½ years</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T12:20:02.229-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 12:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose. The Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index rose to 59 from 57.1 in July, the ISM said Tuesday. That was the highest reading since March 2011. Any measure above 50 signals that manufacturing is growing. Tuesday’s ISM report coincides with other signs that manufacturing is helping drive the U.S. economy’s improvement. Factories are be...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583647602014-09-02T12:20:02.229-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T12:20:02.229-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364760@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:20:02 MDT Euro continues descent ahead of bank meeting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364020-79/euro-ecb-bank-eurozone.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364020-79/euro-ecb-bank-eurozone.html.csp">Euro continues descent ahead of bank meeting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAN PYLAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T08:36:01.534-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 08:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • The euro fell to a one-year low against the dollar on Tuesday as it continued to lose support from speculation that the European Central Bank could start pumping money into the ailing eurozone economy to spur growth. The bank, which oversees monetary policy for the 18 countries that use the euro, is under pressure to do more at its meeting on Thursday to get the economic recovery across the 18-country eurozone back on track and inflation back toward its target. The prospect that it coul...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583640202014-09-02T08:36:01.534-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T08:36:01.534-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364020@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:36:01 MDT U.S. stock market turns lower in afternoon trading http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58363992-79/percent-economy-stock-market.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58363992-79/percent-economy-stock-market.html.csp">U.S. stock market turns lower in afternoon trading</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By matthew craft</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T11:38:09.167-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">U.S. stocks were mostly lower in early afternoon trading Tuesday even after news that the economy was gaining strength. The S&P 500 dipped back below 2,000 points as oil producers weighed the index down. Investors looked ahead to major events later this week. The European Central Bank holds a meeting on Thursday, and a key U.S. jobs report comes out Friday. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 41 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,057 as of 11:20 a.m. Mountain time. The Standard & ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583639922014-09-02T11:38:09.167-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T11:38:09.167-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58363992@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:38:09 MDT Tablet growth has been stalling in U.S. and Europe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352086-79/percent-europe-growth-idc.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352086-79/percent-europe-growth-idc.html.csp">Tablet growth has been stalling in U.S. and Europe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ian King</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T12:40:02.177-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 12:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Tablet computer shipments will stall in North America and Western Europe this year, causing IDC Corp. to lower its forecast for worldwide growth by almost half. The market researcher is now predicting that the number of tablets shipped will rise 6.5 percent to 233.1 million in 2014, down from an earlier forecast of 12.1 percent. IDC expects no growth for North America and Western Europe after a 25 percent jump last year for the regions. The new estimate highlights the pressure on...</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> 58352086@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:40:02 MDT