INTEREST - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/INTEREST News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Walden’s NFL Four Downs: Week 3 lets us jump to some logical conclusions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58435847-77/game-interest-provide-week.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58435847-77/game-interest-provide-week.html.csp">Walden’s NFL Four Downs: Week 3 lets us jump to some logical conclusions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Walden</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T23:36:21.448-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 11:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Author’s note • If you want an NFL preview with stats, analysis and facts … there are about 3 gazillion places for that. If you’d like an oddball perspective (mixed with pop culture references) on this weekend’s four broadcast TV games in the SLC market, this is just the thing for you. First Down Raiders at Patriots, 11 a.m., Ch. 2 • Last week, New England faced a Minnesota team lacking talent at running back due to the shocking deactivation of Adrian Peterson. This week, New England faces ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58435847@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:36:21 MDT World stocks higher after Fed announcement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428404-79/percent-fed-markets-rose.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428404-79/percent-fed-markets-rose.html.csp">World stocks higher after Fed announcement</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YOUKYUNG LEE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T08:25:01.708-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 08:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seoul, South Korea • World stocks mostly rose Thursday as Scotland votes in an independence referendum that could shake the U.K. economy and markets. Sentiment was underpinned by the Federal Reserve’s signal it is not rushing to raise interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 added 0.4 percent to 6,805.78 and Germany’s DAX rose 0.8 percent to 9.742.46. France’s CAC 40 advanced 0.5 percent to 4,454.78. Wall Street was set for further gains after the Dow set a record-high in the previous s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584284042014-09-18T08:25:01.708-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T08:25:01.708-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428404@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:25:01 MDT Credit-easing steps by central banks, at a glance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58425782-79/bank-rate-banks-central.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58425782-79/bank-rate-banks-central.html.csp">Credit-easing steps by central banks, at a glance</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:05:02.11-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve signaled that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar. It said it intends to keep its benchmark rate near zero as long as inflation remains under control, until it sees consistent gains in wage growth, long-term unemployment and other gauges of the job market. The Fed reiterated that it plans to keep short-term rates low “for a considerable time” after it ends its monthly bond purchases i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584257822014-09-17T16:05:02.11-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T16:05:02.11-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425782@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:05:02 MDT Fed forecasts a slightly faster increase in rates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58425082-79/percent-fed-rate-increase.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58425082-79/percent-fed-rate-increase.html.csp">Fed forecasts a slightly faster increase in rates</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="2014-09-17T12:58:02.568-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 12:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Federal Reserve policymakers are considering a slightly faster increase in the Fed’s benchmark interest rate in 2015 than they did three months ago. The Fed has kept its benchmark rate at a record-low level near zero since 2008 to try to boost economic growth. Most economists expect the first rate increase to happen by the middle of next year. A Fed statement indicated little change in the timing of that first increase. The median short-term interest rate supported by Fed policymake...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584250822014-09-17T12:58:02.568-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T12:58:02.568-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425082@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:58:02 MDT World stocks mostly higher ahead of Fed statement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58424100-79/fed-percent-banks-china.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58424100-79/fed-percent-banks-china.html.csp">World stocks mostly higher ahead of Fed statement</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EILEEN NG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T08:31:01.837-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 08:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • World stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday, buoyed by hopes that the Federal Reserve will not speed up plans to raise interest rates and reports that China is providing extra liquidity to major state banks. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 was up 0.4 percent at 4,425.75 and Germany’s DAX added 0.3 percent to 9,665.27. Britain’s FTSE 100 rose 0.1 percent to 6,798.69. Wall Street was set for a flat open. Dow Jones and S&P 500 futures were both barely changed. FED WATCH...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584241002014-09-17T08:31:01.837-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T08:31:01.837-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58424100@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:31:01 MDT Julie Jason: Two examples of conflict of interest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58397803-79/firm-clients-conflict-interest.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58397803-79/firm-clients-conflict-interest.html.csp">Julie Jason: Two examples of conflict of interest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Julie Jason</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> King Features</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T17:44:37.165-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 05:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What’s a conflict of interest? An interesting case was reported recently by the Securities and Exchange Commission that gives a good example of the type of conflict of interest that might arise between a financial firm and its clients. The case had to do with a Houston-based firm that sold mutual funds to its clients, with a payment coming back to the firm from another party. Let me paint the picture: The firm had an arrangement with a registered broker-dealer. The broker would pay from 2 to ...</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> 58397803@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:44:37 MDT U.S. stock markets decline, heading for weekly loss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58406192-79/percent-stocks-investors-week.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58406192-79/percent-stocks-investors-week.html.csp">U.S. stock markets decline, heading for weekly loss</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE ROTHWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T12:37:20.482-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 12:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The stock market moved lower Friday, heading for its first weekly loss since the start of August. Treasurys fell after news that retail sales in August rose faster than economists had forecast. That reinforced expectations that the Federal Reserve may start hiking interest rates sooner than expected. Declines in stocks were led by utility companies as investors dumped dividend-rich stocks, following a rise in Treasury yields. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index dropped 13 p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584061922014-09-12T12:37:20.482-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T12:37:20.482-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58406192@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:37:20 MDT World stocks down as Fed’s next policy move mulled http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58401985-79/percent-fed-policy-yen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58401985-79/percent-fed-policy-yen.html.csp">World stocks down as Fed’s next policy move mulled</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YOUKYUNG LEE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T08:32:01.639-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 08:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seoul, South Korea • World stocks turned lower on Thursday as investors tried to estimate when the Federal Reserve might start raising interest rates. A new round of European sanctions against Russia also weighed on trading sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: By early afternoon in Europe, Britain’s FTSE 100 was down 0.5 percent to 6,798.82 while France’s CAC 40 dropped by the same rate to 4,428.89. Germany’s DAX shed 0.2 percent to 9,682.54. Wall Street was headed for a weak start. Both S&P 500 and Dow Jo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584019852014-09-11T08:32:01.639-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T08:32:01.639-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58401985@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:32:01 MDT NHL: League has no immediate plans to expand http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58344982-77/nhl-league-expansion-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58344982-77/nhl-league-expansion-team.html.csp">NHL: League has no immediate plans to expand</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARRY LAGE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:57.443-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The NHL insists expansion is not imminent. “Nothing has happened to change the status quo,” NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said in a telephone interview Wednesday with The Associated Press. “There continues to be interest from some markets, and we continue to be interested in discussing the possibilities, but there is no plan moving forward in terms of expansion.” The NHL has not expanded since the 2000-01 season when the Minnesota Wild and Columbus Blue Jackets became the 29th and 30th franc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583449822014-08-27T23:28:57.443-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:57.443-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344982@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:57 MDT Analysts betting interest rates will rise in Mexico http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343974-79/mexico-percent-economy-growth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343974-79/mexico-percent-economy-growth.html.csp">Analysts betting interest rates will rise in Mexico</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Martin</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T14:39:01.924-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 02:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • After Mexico’s economy failed to gain much traction during President Enrique Pena Nieto’s first two years in office, growth is finally starting to pick up. That’s prompted traders to predict the first interest-rate increase since 2008. The odds that Banco de Mexico will lift its benchmark rate in the next year have jumped to 32 percent, from zero two weeks ago, after an Aug. 21 report showed the economy grew faster than analysts’ estimates in the second quarter. The central bank ha...</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> 58343974@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:39:01 MDT As conference ends, economists’ views clash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58329230-79/inflation-fed-rates-unemployment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58329230-79/inflation-fed-rates-unemployment.html.csp">As conference ends, economists’ views clash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW BROWN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T16:22:50.233-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 04:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jackson Hole, Wyo. • Most visitors to Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park are drawn to the peak that gave the park its name — a 13,776-foot monolith that dominates the sweeping skyline. But for the economists and central bankers who gathered in a lodge here for the past three days, attention fell on a more mundane but consequential matter: the often conflicting relationship between unemployment and inflation. How, they argued, should central banks manage their control of interest rates to streng...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583292302014-08-23T16:22:50.233-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-23T16:22:50.233-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58329230@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:22:50 MDT Stocks little changed on Ukraine, Yellen speech http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325206-79/interest-rates-yellen-speech.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325206-79/interest-rates-yellen-speech.html.csp">Stocks little changed on Ukraine, Yellen speech</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN SWEET</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T09:12:01.966-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 09:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Stocks were little changed Friday after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure on how the nation’s most important financial voice feels about raising interest rates in the coming months. KEEPING SCORE: All three major U.S. indexes were moving between small gains and losses in the first hour of trading. The Dow Jones industrial average was down a point at 17,037 as of 8:26 a.m. Mountain. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was down a point to 1,991 and the Nas...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583252062014-08-22T09:12:01.966-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T09:12:01.966-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325206@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:12:01 MDT Is a home equity line of credit a fit for you? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58318798-79/credit-interest-loan-equity.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58318798-79/credit-interest-loan-equity.html.csp">Is a home equity line of credit a fit for you?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALEX VEIGA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T18:04:01.774-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 06:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rising home values and low interest rates are a powerful combination for homeowners looking for more financial breathing room. The trend, fueled by the two-year housing recovery, has helped spur many borrowers to take out a home equity line of credit against the value of their home. Such a loan, also known as a “HELOC,” can give borrowers more financial flexibility and typically at a lower interest rate than a credit card. But HELOCs can also pose risks, should interest rates rise sharply or hom...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583187982014-08-20T18:04:01.774-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T18:04:01.774-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58318798@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:04:01 MDT