INVESTORS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/INVESTORS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Businessman dismissed from Utah fraud lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206705-78/lawsuit-dismissed-investors-businessman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206705-78/lawsuit-dismissed-investors-businessman.html.csp">Businessman dismissed from Utah fraud lawsuit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By tom harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T20:48:47.812-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 08:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Connecticut businessman has been dismissed out of a lawsuit by a group of people who claim they were defrauded when they were convinced to invest in drilling oil and gas wells. Jonathan Feldman of Greenwich, Conn., owner of Patriot Exploration LLC and Millennium LLC, was dismissed from the 3rd District Court lawsuit. The investors signed a statement saying an investigation had shown Feldman did not misappropriate funds as they had alleged in the 2012 lawsuit. The investors are continuing to p...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58206705@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:48:47 MDT U.S. stocks mount rebound on company earnings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197872-79/percent-earnings-investors-market.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197872-79/percent-earnings-investors-market.html.csp">U.S. stocks mount rebound on company earnings</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="2014-07-18T17:07:25.3-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 05:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Investors jumped on a wave of strong corporate financial results Friday, propelling stocks higher for the third time in five days. The gains wiped out much of the market’s losses from the day before, when the downing of a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet in eastern Ukraine stirred concerns that tensions between Russia and the West could escalate. Israel’s launch of a ground offensive into Gaza also stoked geopolitical uncertainty. Those worries appeared to ease Friday, as world leaders called fo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581978722014-07-18T17:07:25.3-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T17:07:25.3-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58197872@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:07:25 MDT Alibaba may push back its IPO until September http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58196070-79/alibaba-chinese-ipo-companies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58196070-79/alibaba-chinese-ipo-companies.html.csp">Alibaba may push back its IPO until September</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Leslie Picker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T18:06:01.755-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 06:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will wait until September to conduct its U.S. initial public offering, a person with knowledge of the matter said, as it seeks regulatory approval of its prospectus. The Chinese e-commerce giant had been targeting an early August debut that would have had its executives on the road to meet investors as soon as this month, people familiar with the situation said as recently as Wednesday. The company is now seeking to avoid rushing the deal as it continues tal...</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> 58196070@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:06:01 MDT Mutual fund trends: Bonds are still in demand http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195380-79/funds-investors-fund-mutual.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195380-79/funds-investors-fund-mutual.html.csp">Mutual fund trends: Bonds are still in demand</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="2014-07-17T14:36:01.55-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 02:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Experts say bonds are less attractive than stocks. Whatever. Investors are continuing to pour money into bond mutual funds despite the warnings from Wall Street. So far, those investors have looked smart for doing so. Bond funds have delivered solid returns despite dour predictions. That, plus some other trends from around the mutual fund industry: — INVESTORS STILL WANT BONDS. Bond fund investors got a reminder last year that even relatively safe investments can lose money. The avera...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581953802014-07-17T14:36:01.55-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T14:36:01.55-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Stock markets are at lofty heights, making investors nervous a corrective sell-off is looming, particularly as the U.S. Federal Reserve edges toward its first interest rate hike since the Great Recession. The Dow Jones industrial average hit yet another record on Wednesday. The strong performance of Wall Street indexes is at odds with the modest ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581941192014-07-17T09:04:01.658-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T09:04:01.658-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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All three major stock indexes ended lower for the first time in a week, but remained near record highs and positive for the year. Ukrainian officials said a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine, although both the government and pro-Russi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581939932014-07-17T17:12:02.27-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T17:12:02.27-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58193993@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:12:02 MDT U.S. stocks rebound following encouraging news http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58189994-79/percent-news-stock-earnings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58189994-79/percent-news-stock-earnings.html.csp">U.S. stocks rebound following encouraging news</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="2014-07-16T17:10:36.749-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 05:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Major stock indexes rebounded Wednesday, finishing higher for the third time in four days and lifting the Dow Jones industrial average to its second record close this month. Investors had lots of market-moving news to consider, including encouraging corporate earnings from Intel, a higher profit forecast from hospital operator HCA Holdings and a pickup in U.S. homebuilders’ confidence. Trading appeared to get the biggest jolt from the latest batch of corporate deal news. Investors dro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581899942014-07-16T17:10:36.749-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T17:10:36.749-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The technology products and services company said that its board will discuss appointing a new chairman at its next meeting. Whitworth became HP’s interim chairman in April 2013 after former chairman Ray Lane stepped down from his post. At the time that Lane stepped down, HP also announced that ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581862092014-07-15T09:13:02.341-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T09:13:02.341-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Fed Chair Janet Yellen, speaking before Congress, said the U.S. economy has yet to recover fully, but raised the possibility the central bank could raise its key short-term interest rate sooner than currently projected. The Fed also issued a report noting that valuations for stocks in some sectors, such as social media and biotec...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581860652014-07-15T15:39:54.572-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T15:39:54.572-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186065@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:39:54 MDT Citigroup to pay $7B to settle subprime probe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58184149-68/billion-bank-settlement-citigroup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58184149-68/billion-bank-settlement-citigroup.html.csp">Citigroup to pay $7B to settle subprime probe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC TUCKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T19:54:38.491-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 07:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Citigroup has agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a federal investigation into its handling of risky subprime mortgages, admitting to a pattern of deception that Attorney General Eric Holder said “shattered lives” and contributed to the worst financial crisis in decades, the Justice Department said Monday. The settlement represents a moment of reckoning for one of the country’s biggest and most significant banks, which is now accountable for providing some financial support to Ameri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581841492014-07-14T19:54:38.491-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T19:54:38.491-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58184149@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:54:38 MDT Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58182168-79/billion-bank-citigroup-settlement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58182168-79/billion-bank-citigroup-settlement.html.csp">Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC TUCKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T17:43:37.31-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 05:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Citigroup agreed Monday to pay $7 billion to settle a federal investigation into its handling of risky subprime mortgages, admitting to a pattern of deception that Attorney General Eric Holder said “shattered lives” and contributed to the worst financial crisis in decades. The settlement represents a moment of reckoning for one of the country’s biggest and most significant banks, which is now accountable for providing some financial support to Americans whose lives were dismantled b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581821682014-07-14T17:43:37.31-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T17:43:37.31-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182168@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:43:37 MDT Stocks edge lower, on track for weekly loss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58173580-79/percent-investors-earnings-market.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58173580-79/percent-investors-earnings-market.html.csp">Stocks edge lower, on track 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="2014-07-11T17:27:02.194-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 05:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • U.S. stocks stabilized and ended with a small gain Friday, but it wasn’t enough to prevent the market’s biggest weekly drop since April. Investors became more cautious this week as corporate earnings for the April-June period began trickling in. Worrisome news about a Portuguese bank also revived fears about the European debt crisis. That weighed on stocks, which had closed out the previous week at record highs. Investors are now mulling whether the stock’s market valuations are justi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581735802014-07-11T17:27:02.194-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T17:27:02.194-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58173580@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:27:02 MDT U.S. stocks slide over European banking worries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58169543-79/investors-percent-stocks-market.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58169543-79/investors-percent-stocks-market.html.csp">U.S. stocks slide over European banking worries</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="2014-07-10T16:22:25.175-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 04:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Stocks fell Thursday as worries about the soundness of a European bank spooked U.S. investors, prompting them to sell off stocks and snap up less risky assets like gold and governments bonds. Fears emerged overnight about the financial stability of Espirito Santo International, a holding company that is the largest shareholder in a group of firms, including the parent of Portugal’s largest bank, Banco Espirito Santo. Espirito Santo International reportedly missed a debt payment this w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581695432014-07-10T16:22:25.175-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T16:22:25.175-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58169543@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:22:25 MDT U.S. stock futures creep up after two days of losses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58165090-79/percent-market-earnings-rose.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58165090-79/percent-market-earnings-rose.html.csp">U.S. stock futures creep up after two days of losses</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T15:33:38.414-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 03:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Corporate earnings season got off to a positive start Wednesday, helping lift the stock market after two days of declines. The market opened higher and remained modestly higher throughout the day. Stocks climbed further after the Federal Reserve released minutes from its latest policy meeting in June. The biggest gainer in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index was Alcoa. The aluminum giant’s earnings, which investors consider to be the official start of the quarterly corporate earnings seas...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581650902014-07-09T15:33:38.414-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T15:33:38.414-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58165090@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:33:38 MDT U.S. stocks slip early ahead of earnings reports http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58160827-79/percent-fell-earnings-tuesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58160827-79/percent-fell-earnings-tuesday.html.csp">U.S. stocks slip early ahead of earnings reports</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="2014-07-08T16:18:15.314-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 04:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Investors unloaded all manner of stocks Tuesday as they wait for corporate earnings reports to help them determine whether a recent run-up in the market is justified. Internet companies bore the brunt of the selling. It was the second day of broad declines following record closes for major U.S. indexes last week. The Dow Jones industrial average fell below 17,000, a level it topped Thursday for the first time in its 118-year history. The technology-weighted Nasdaq composite fell 1.4 p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581608272014-07-08T16:18:15.314-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T16:18:15.314-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58160827@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:18:15 MDT Stocks lower after last week’s milestones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58156585-79/percent-fell-stocks-investors.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58156585-79/percent-fell-stocks-investors.html.csp">Stocks lower after last week’s milestones</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="2014-07-07T14:35:38.508-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 02:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • After pushing stocks to records last week, investors turned cautious on Monday ahead of a batch of corporate earnings reports. The Dow Jones industrial average ended almost 50 points lower after closing above 17,000 for the first time last week. Investors moved money into stocks traditionally thought of as safer than broader market: utilities, telecommunication companies and consumer staples. Stocks that depend the most on a growing economy were among the biggest decliners, including ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581565852014-07-07T14:35:38.508-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T14:35:38.508-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58156585@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:35:38 MDT World markets lackluster on U.S. Independence Day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58149669-79/percent-markets-0.1-france.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58149669-79/percent-markets-0.1-france.csp">World markets lackluster on U.S. Independence Day</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T12:34:02.222-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 12:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Following gains on Friday in Asia, where investors cheered a strong U.S. jobs report from the previous day, markets in Europe were lackluster as Wall Street remained closed for the Fourth of July holiday. On Thursday, markets were buoyed by news that the U.S. economy generated a greater than expected 288,000 jobs in June. Though that increase in itself prompted some analysts to think the Federal Reserve may start raising interest rates sooner than anticipated, many noted that subdued wa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581496692014-07-04T12:34:02.222-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T12:34:02.222-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58149669@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 12:34:02 MDT Dow breaks 17,000 following strong U.S. job gains http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58146153-79/dow-percent-500-17000.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58146153-79/dow-percent-500-17000.html.csp">Dow breaks 17,000 following strong U.S. job gains</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="2014-07-03T16:28:49.335-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 04:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The Dow Jones industrial average topped 17,000 for the first time Thursday, another in a string of records for the index that has lifted portfolios in a five-year bull market for stocks. The gain pushed the 118-year-old Dow, the oldest gauge for tracking stock prices, past its first 1,000-point milestone this year. The record came after another day of good news for the economy: The government reported surprisingly robust job gains in June, underscoring a recent trend of stronger hirin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581461532014-07-03T16:28:49.335-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T16:28:49.335-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58146153@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:28:49 MDT Utah man headed to prison in investment fraud http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58142104-78/utah-prison-investment-flygare.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58142104-78/utah-prison-investment-flygare.html.csp">Utah man headed to prison in investment fraud</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T16:22:04.225-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 04:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 58-year-old Utah County man has been ordered to spend one to 15 years in prison and pay $2.2 million in restitution in connection with an investment scam. Steven L. Flygare pleaded guilty in 3rd District Court to one count of pattern of unlawful activity, a second-degree felony, and was sentenced to the Utah State Prison on Friday. The Utah Attorney General’s Office said Flygare lied to investors in 2007 and 2008 about real estate developments and a water share project in Utah. Authorities sa...</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> 58142104@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:22:04 MDT A mixed open for stocks in holiday-shortened week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58132417-79/percent-stocks-investors-rose.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58132417-79/percent-stocks-investors-rose.html.csp">A mixed open for stocks in holiday-shortened week</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="2014-06-30T16:32:11.491-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 04:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The stock market got back on track in the second quarter. After a bumpy start to the year, the Standard & Poor’s 500 index resumed its upward climb in the March-June period. The index rose 4.7 percent, versus a 1.3 percent gain in the first three months of the year. As the weather improved this spring, investors received more encouraging news about hiring and manufacturing. Investors sold stocks in January as they worried about the impact of an unusually harsh winter on the economy. S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581324172014-06-30T16:32:11.491-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-30T16:32:11.491-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58132417@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:32:11 MDT