INVESTORS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/INVESTORS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Ex-Park City resident indicted in alleged sports drink fraud http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430342-78/olshen-investors-company-fraud.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430342-78/olshen-investors-company-fraud.html.csp">Ex-Park City resident indicted in alleged sports drink fraud</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T21:26:16.784-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 09:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A federal grand jury in Utah has returned a 38-count indictment against a former Park City resident who took in $7 million from 50 investors by allegedly misrepresenting the success of his sports drink business. Randy Elliott Olshen, 51, now a resident of Newport Beach, Calif., was charged with mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering, which carry possible prison sentences of up to 20 years and fines of up to $500,000. Olshen was a founder and president of Innovative Health Solutions, LLC th...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58430342@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:26:16 MDT Alibaba shares surge in stock exchange debut http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432838-79/alibaba-billion-company-chinese.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432838-79/alibaba-billion-company-chinese.html.csp">Alibaba shares surge in stock exchange debut</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:13:14.917-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class. The sharp demand for shares sent the market value of the e-commerce giant soaring well beyond that of Amazon, eBay and even Facebook. The initial public offering was on track to be the world’s largest, with the possibility of raising as much as $25 billion....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584328382014-09-19T17:13:14.917-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T17:13:14.917-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432838@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:13:14 MDT Good news on economy pushes stocks to record highs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428396-79/percent-fell-close-fed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428396-79/percent-fell-close-fed.html.csp">Good news on economy pushes stocks to record highs</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="2014-09-18T15:07:21.479-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 03:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • More encouraging economic news and friendly signals from the Federal Reserve cheered investors on Thursday, as the stock market climbed to another record high. The gains came a day after the Fed made clear that it’s in no hurry to raise a key bank lending rate, easing a major concern for the stock market. Eight of 10 industry groups in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose, led by financial stocks. “The question isn’t ‘Why are we up today?’” said Dan Veru, chief investment officer at P...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584283962014-09-18T15:07:21.479-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T15:07:21.479-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428396@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:07:21 MDT Stocks are mixed ahead of Fed’s two-day meeting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415502-79/percent-rose-stocks-fed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415502-79/percent-rose-stocks-fed.html.csp">Stocks are mixed ahead of Fed’s two-day meeting</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="2014-09-15T16:31:48.17-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 04:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Investors played it safe on Monday ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting. While large company stocks ended the day little changed, smaller, riskier stocks slumped. Fed policy makers start a two-day meeting on Tuesday and many investors expect the central bank to indicate that it is moving closer to raising its key interest rate as the economy strengthens. The Fed has held the rate close to zero for more than five years, and stocks have surged against that backdrop. “R...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584155022014-09-15T16:31:48.17-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T16:31:48.17-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58415502@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:31:48 MDT Slow Money invests in small food enterprises http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409584-68/money-slow-local-investors.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409584-68/money-slow-local-investors.html.csp">Slow Money invests in small food enterprises</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LISA RATHKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T11:44:02.477-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Montpelier, Vt. • Consumers who want to support local food and farms aren’t limited anymore to buying locally produced veggies, meats and cheeses. They can make direct investments big or small into local food businesses through a national movement called Slow Money, which links investors with farmers and small food producers. Since the national network started in 2010, Slow Money networks and investment clubs around the country, including in Maine, Massachusetts, California, North Carolina, and ...</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> 58409584@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:44:02 MDT Feds chase treasure hunter turned fugitive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409582-68/thompson-gold-treasure-ship.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409582-68/thompson-gold-treasure-ship.html.csp">Feds chase treasure hunter turned fugitive</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AMANDA LEE MYERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T11:43:02.786-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Colombus, Ohio • One of the last times anyone ever saw Tommy Thompson, he was walking on the pool deck of a Florida mansion wearing nothing but eye glasses, leather shoes, socks and underwear, his brown hair growing wild. It was a far cry from the conquering hero who, almost two decades before, docked a ship in Norfolk, Virginia, loaded with what’s been described as the greatest lost treasure in American history — thousands of pounds of gold that sat in the ocean for 131 years after the ship car...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Pool, 44, to 6½ years in federal prison after his guilty plea to fraud and money laundering charges. He was ordered to pay $8 million in restitution to the victims. Pool and co-defendant Armand R. Franquelin, 57, Liberty, Utah, pleaded guilty in May to the fraud that involved a real esta...</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> 58403305@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:40:02 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 drift as investors await Fed meeting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58406189-79/percent-fed-investors-meeting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58406189-79/percent-fed-investors-meeting.html.csp">World stocks drift as investors await Fed meeting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KELVIN CHAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T08:24:02.142-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 08:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hong Kong • Global financial markets struggled for direction Friday as investors await next week’s policy meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve. Solid retail sales data may reinforce expectations that the Fed may start raising interest rates sooner than had been expecting. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 slipped 0.2 percent to 4,434 and Germany’s DAX lost 0.3 percent to 9,663. Britain’s FTSE 100 added 0.2 percent to 6,814. U.S. stocks were set to open slightly lower, with Dow futures and the broade...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584061892014-09-12T08:24:02.142-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T08:24:02.142-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Health care stocks, the year’s biggest gainers, fell back. Lululemon, the high-end yoga apparel maker, surged after reporting income that beat expectations. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose a point, or less than 0.1 percent, to 1,996 as of 1:47 p.m. Mountain. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 26 points, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584019762014-09-11T15:52:31.102-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T15:52:31.102-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58401976@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:52:31 MDT U.S. stocks open lower after two days of losses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58397612-79/percent-fell-fed-rose.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58397612-79/percent-fell-fed-rose.html.csp">U.S. stocks open lower after two days of losses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BERNARD CONDON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T12:43:41.444-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 12:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • U.S. stocks edged higher in afternoon trading Wednesday following two days of losses. Worries over the timing of a U.S. interest rate increase and economic weakness in China kept trading subdued. Oil companies fell while Apple surged. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 53 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,067 as of 12:21 p.m. Mountain time. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose five points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,993. The Nasdaq composite was up 27 points, or 0.6 percent, t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583976122014-09-10T12:43:41.444-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T12:43:41.444-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58397612@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:43:41 MDT Investors not impressed by Apple, markets drop http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58392919-79/fell-percent-apple-investors.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58392919-79/fell-percent-apple-investors.html.csp">Investors not impressed by Apple, markets drop</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T18:09:38.592-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 06:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Stocks fell for a second straight day Tuesday as investors were left unimpressed by Apple’s latest batch of product announcements. Negative news out of Home Depot and McDonald’s also weighed on the market. The Dow lost 97.55 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,013.87, its biggest one-day drop in a month. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 13.10 points, or 0.7 percent, to 1,988.44 and the Nasdaq composite lost 40 points, or 0.9 percent, to 4,552.29. Investors had little in the way of econo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583929192014-09-09T18:09:38.592-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T18:09:38.592-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58392919@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:09:38 MDT More funds look to socially responsible investing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58379364-79/bond-fund-bonds-funds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58379364-79/bond-fund-bonds-funds.html.csp">More funds look to socially responsible investing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STAN CHOE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T18:23:01.801-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 06:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Instead of lending to just the government or some faceless corporation, what if your bond mutual fund also helped to vaccinate kids around the world? Or helped finance a clean-water project or solar-energy farm? More mutual fund managers are seeking out bonds that not only do well but also promote a positive impact on the environment, society and corporate governance. It’s a concept called socially responsible investing, and it’s long been dominated by stock mutual funds. But a prolif...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583793642014-09-05T18:23:01.801-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T18:23:01.801-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58379364@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:23:01 MDT Alibaba seeks to raise up to $24.3B in IPO debut http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58379427-79/alibaba-ipo-billion-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58379427-79/alibaba-ipo-billion-company.html.csp">Alibaba seeks to raise up to $24.3B in IPO debut</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL LIEDTKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T18:05:06.607-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 06:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • China’s Alibaba Group is seeking to raise up to $24.3 billion in its upcoming IPO — an amount that would be the most raised by a company in a stock market debut. The e-commerce company and its early investors are hoping to sell up to 368 million shares for $60 to $66 apiece, according to a regulatory filing late Friday that sets the stage for Alibaba Group Ltd. to make its long-awaited debut on the New York Stock Exchange later this month. The documents didn’t spell out when trad...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583794272014-09-05T18:05:06.607-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T18:05:06.607-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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No wonder airline profits are sky-high. Back home now, you might ask if you can share in the airlines’ good fortune by buying their stock. The answer: maybe you can, but you missed the big payoff. Airlines have been among the strongest stocks so far in 2014, easily beating broad measures ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583706152014-09-05T15:34:16.154-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T15:34:16.154-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58370615@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:34:16 MDT Home Depot: Probe of possible breach continues http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58374224-79/depot-security-breach-possible.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58374224-79/depot-security-breach-possible.html.csp">Home Depot: Probe of possible breach continues</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T16:38:02.139-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 04:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Home Depot’s outgoing CEO Frank Blake told investors Thursday that the nation’s largest home-improvement chain continues to investigate a potential breach at the company and reassured that customers will not be liable for any potential fraudulent charges. In his first public comments about the issue, Blake didn’t confirm that a breach actually happened but said that Home Depot found out about the possible data theft early Tuesday. He told investors during an address at the Goldman Sac...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583742242014-09-04T16:38:02.139-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T16:38:02.139-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58374224@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:38:02 MDT Fiat-Chrysler stock should be on market soon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352024-79/fiat-chrysler-stock-investors.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352024-79/fiat-chrysler-stock-investors.html.csp">Fiat-Chrysler stock should be on market soon</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T12:22:02.385-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 12:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • U.S. investors should soon be able to buy stock in Chrysler for the first time in seven years. Italy’s Fiat and Chrysler are merging to form Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Fiat said in a statement Friday that an ongoing tally of investors suggests there is not enough opposition to derail the deal. Earlier this month, Fiat shareholders approved combining the companies. But Italian law gives dissenters the right to cash out. Fiat has said that if investors offered more than $650 million in s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583520242014-08-29T12:22:02.385-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T12:22:02.385-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352024@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:22:02 MDT Stocks end higher following strong run in August http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58351714-79/percent-500-rose-august.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58351714-79/percent-500-rose-august.html.csp">Stocks end higher following strong run in August</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="2014-08-29T15:34:42.716-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 03:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Standard & Poor’s 500 index delivered its fourth record high in five days Friday, ending with the biggest monthly gain since February. The milestone-crushing run capped a week when the S&P eclipsed the 2,000-point mark for the first time. And the index ended August with a gain of 3.7 percent. Six months of solid job gains, strong company earnings and a bevy of corporate deal news contributed to the rally, part of a bull market that’s been rumbling on for more than five years. The market appe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583517142014-08-29T15:34:42.716-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T15:34:42.716-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58351714@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:34:42 MDT SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343717-79/securities-agencies-ratings-rules.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343717-79/securities-agencies-ratings-rules.html.csp">SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities</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="2014-08-27T17:35:39.222-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 05:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Federal regulators on Wednesday voted to require financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, to give investors details on borrowers’ credit records and income. The Securities and Exchange Commission adopted the rules for securities linked to mortgages and auto loans on a 5-0 vote. The commissioners also imposed new conflict-of-interest rules on the agencies that rate the debt of companies, governments and issues of secur...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583437172014-08-27T17:35:39.222-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T17:35:39.222-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343717@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:35:39 MDT Investing: How to fit a wind farm into your portfolio http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250963-79/power-energy-projects-companies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250963-79/power-energy-projects-companies.html.csp">Investing: How to fit a wind farm into your portfolio</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN FAHEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T14:20:01.605-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 02:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">You can now fit a wind or solar farm into your portfolio, even if your portfolio isn’t exactly vast. Energy companies are wrapping renewable energy projects and other power-related assets that generate steady cash into new companies they hope attract investors hunting for dividends. In an unfortunate victory for corporate speak, they are called yieldcos. They’re the electric power industry’s answer to real estate investment trusts, which distribute rental income to investors, and master limited...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582509632014-08-22T14:20:01.605-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T14:20:01.605-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250963@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:20:01 MDT