MARKET - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MARKET News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Lane: The Fed’s gift to the rich http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58428622-82/fed-percent-income-central.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58428622-82/fed-percent-income-central.html.csp">Lane: The Fed’s gift to the rich</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Charles Lane</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T09:22:56.147-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 09:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • The latest meeting of the People Who Influence Everything from Auto Loans to 401(k) Plans — a.k.a. the Federal Reserve Board’s Open Market Committee — has just concluded. The Fed confirmed Wednesday that, as expected, it will stop buying bonds with freshly printed money in October but did not say when, exactly, it will end its recession-fighting zero-interest-rate policy. Under former chair Ben S. Bernanke, the Fed said it might abandon that policy when the official unemployment rat...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58428622@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:22:56 MDT Alibaba’s plan: Today, China. Tomorrow, the world. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428608-79/alibaba-company-china-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428608-79/alibaba-company-china-percent.html.csp">Alibaba’s plan: Today, China. Tomorrow, the world.</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="2014-09-18T09:17:02.172-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 09:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Amazon and eBay should watch their backs. As Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba readies what could be the biggest initial public offering ever on the New York Stock Exchange, it is quietly hinting at plans to expand into the U.S. The company controls nearly 80 percent of all e-commerce in China, and founder and chairman Jack Ma has ambitions that go beyond the country’s borders. Earlier this week, at a Hong Kong stop on Alibaba’s global tour to meet with potential investors, Ma sur...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584286082014-09-18T09:17:02.172-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T09:17:02.172-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428608@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:17:02 MDT US tobacco growers brace for tougher competition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420380-68/tobacco-growers-percent-danville.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420380-68/tobacco-growers-percent-danville.html.csp">US tobacco growers brace for tougher competition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TAMARA LUSH and MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T11:57:16.514-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Danville, Va. • Starting next month, America’s remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand. The very last buyout checks, totaling about $916.5 million, go out in October to about 425,000 tobacco farmers and landowners. They’re the last holdovers from a price-support and quota system that had guaranteed minimum prices for most of the 20th century, sustaining a way of life that began 400 years ago in Virginia, when the leaf became the chief cash crop of the J...</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> 58420380@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:57:16 MDT Speculation swirls over Fed language on rate hike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58416328-79/fed-rates-considerable-rate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58416328-79/fed-rates-considerable-rate.html.csp">Speculation swirls over Fed language on rate hike</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T14:23:02.889-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 02:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • When the Federal Reserve issues a policy statement after it meets this week, the financial world will be on high alert for two words: “Considerable time.” The presence or absence of that phrase will trigger a rush to assess the likely timing of the Fed’s first increase in interest rates since it cut them to record lows in 2008. The Fed’s recent statements have said it expects to keep its key short-term rate near zero for a “considerable time” after it stops buying Treasurys and mort...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584163282014-09-15T14:23:02.889-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T14:23:02.889-06:00"> 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 China is the fastest growing market for Ikea http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393070-79/china-growing-ikea-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393070-79/china-growing-ikea-company.html.csp">China is the fastest growing market for Ikea</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T09:13:02.23-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stockholm • Ikea, the world’s largest furniture retailer, says its sales are growing globally, with China now its fastest growing market. The Swedish company says sales rose nearly 6 percent to $37 billion in the year through August. The company has been opening new stores in China, where spending has been on the rise in recent years. Chief executive Peter Agnefjall said Tuesday that Ikea “continues to see positive signs in consumer spending and it’s a great joy to report growth in almost all ou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583930702014-09-09T09:13:02.23-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T09:13:02.23-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393070@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:13:02 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 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. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58379427@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:05:06 MDT Plant waters like coconut, maple grow into hot beverage market trend http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58301604-223/waters-beverages-coconut-plant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58301604-223/waters-beverages-coconut-plant.html.csp">Plant waters like coconut, maple grow into hot beverage market trend</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHELLE LOCKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T10:46:02.359-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 10:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Coconut water, maple water, even birch and cactus waters — a quick inventory of beverages in the produce section makes it clear: Plant waters are rising. Soda and non-fresh juice sales are flat or slipping slightly, but plant-based products such as coconut water — along with other alternative beverages such as kombucha and tea-based drinks — are growing, particularly those sold alongside your fruits and veggies, according to data compiled by market research firm Nielsen. “The one area of the sto...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583016042014-09-04T10:46:02.359-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T10:46:02.359-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301604@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:46:02 MDT Cigarette company taking nicotine gum national http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373521-79/nicotine-quit-cigarettes-smoking.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373521-79/nicotine-quit-cigarettes-smoking.html.csp">Cigarette company taking nicotine gum national</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T09:15:01.646-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 09:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is taking its Zonnic brand nicotine gum nationwide, challenging the pharmaceutical industry’s hold and pricing power of the market for products to help people stop smoking. The nation’s second-largest tobacco company announced the expansion plans Thursday following test markets in Iowa and Nebraska over the last two years following its 2009 purchase of Swedish company Niconovum AB, which makes nicotine gum, pouches and spray products. The mo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583735212014-09-04T09:15:01.646-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T09:15:01.646-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373521@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:15:01 MDT Stocks flat as oil drop offsets European stimulus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373397-79/percent-stocks-oil-market.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373397-79/percent-stocks-oil-market.html.csp">Stocks flat as oil drop offsets European stimulus</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="2014-09-04T16:10:33.059-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 04:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A slump in oil prices weighed on the stock market Thursday, pushing the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to its third straight loss. Stocks had started the day higher after the European Central Bank surprised investors by announcing that it had cut its benchmark interest rate to a record low and planned to purchase asset-backed securities in an effort to stimulate the region’s ailing economy. Investors were also cheered by some encouraging reports on the U.S. economy. The gains didn’t hold...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583733972014-09-04T16:10:33.059-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T16:10:33.059-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373397@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:10:33 MDT Early stock-market gain fades in midday trading http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58368547-79/percent-market-ukraine-markets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58368547-79/percent-market-ukraine-markets.html.csp">Early stock-market gain fades in midday 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="2014-09-03T15:51:16.645-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 03:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The relief that greeted reports of a possible cease fire in Ukraine faded on Wall Street, as a slide in Apple and other technology stocks tugged the U.S. stock market to a small loss Wednesday. News that that Russia and Ukraine were close to reaching a cease-fire agreement rippled through markets early, lifting stocks in Europe and pushing up oil prices. In the U.S., the stock market headed higher at the start of trading then sagged in the afternoon. One reason was Apple, the market’s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583685472014-09-03T15:51:16.645-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T15:51:16.645-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58368547@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:51:16 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 Dionne: A Market Basket of dignity http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358965-82/arthur-workers-basket-market.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358965-82/arthur-workers-basket-market.html.csp">Dionne: A Market Basket of dignity</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By E.J. Dionne</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T11:30:51.358-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 11:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Who knew that one of the best made-for-Labor Day speeches in American history would be delivered by a CEO? And who could have guessed that the summer’s major labor story would not be about a CEO saving the jobs of his workers but about the workers saving the job of their CEO? This is the wonder of the happy-ending tale of Market Basket, the New England grocery chain. Most of its 25,000 non-unionized workers walked out to get their deposed CEO, Arthur T. Demoulas, reinstated as the c...</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> 58358965@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:30:51 MDT Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355730-68/atlantic-casinos-casino-jobs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355730-68/atlantic-casinos-casino-jobs.html.csp">Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T16:04:10.983-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 04:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • A time few could imagine during the not-too-distant glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos will close this weekend and a third will shut down in two weeks. More than 5,000 workers will lose their jobs in an unprecedented weekend in the seaside gambling resort, leaving many feeling betrayed by a system that once promised stable, well-paying jobs. The Showboat is closing Sunday, followed by Revel on Monday and Tuesday. Trump Plaza is ne...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583557302014-08-30T16:04:10.983-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-30T16:04:10.983-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58355730@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:04:10 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 Feds reviewing Reynolds’ deal to buy Lorillard http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58351836-79/market-cigarette-percent-companies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58351836-79/market-cigarette-percent-companies.html.csp">Feds reviewing Reynolds’ deal to buy Lorillard</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T11:27:02.193-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Federal regulators are putting Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.’s planned $25 billion takeover of rival Newport maker Lorillard Inc. under the microscope. The nation’s second-biggest tobacco company said Friday the Federal Trade Commission has asked for additional information as part of an antitrust review of the deal. The move announced in July to combine two of the nation’s oldest and biggest tobacco companies would create a formidable No. 2 to rival Altria Group In...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583518362014-08-29T11:27:02.193-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T11:27:02.193-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58351836@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:27:02 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 Washington Post: An uncomplicated answer to climate change http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347597-82/carbon-climate-market-emissions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347597-82/carbon-climate-market-emissions.html.csp">Washington Post: An uncomplicated answer to climate change</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T11:51:03.608-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A prominent member of Congress has proposed a comprehensive national climate-change plan. It’s only 28 pages long, it’s market-based, and it would put money into the pockets of most Americans. This is not the first time that Rep. Chris Van Hollen, a House Democratic leader from Maryland, has made the point that the best climate-change policy is not complicated. He introduced a similar plan in 2009. The underlying logic is older still: Since the beginning of the climate debate, mainstream economi...</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> 58347597@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:51:03 MDT Workers cheer restored Market Basket CEO http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347370-79/basket-market-arthur-workers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347370-79/basket-market-arthur-workers.html.csp">Workers cheer restored Market Basket CEO</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T10:18:03.181-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 10:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tewksbury, Mass. • Hours after reaching an agreement to buy the company, the restored chief of New England’s Market Basket supermarket chain celebrated with workers in a rally at headquarters Thursday, saying he loved them and appreciated their efforts in helping him regain control. “Seeing all of you here today is like seeing a little piece of heaven on earth,” Arthur T. Demoulas told several hundred workers Thursday morning in Tewksbury, some of whom shouted “We love you” and “Welcome back” du...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583473702014-08-28T10:18:03.181-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T10:18:03.181-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347370@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:18:03 MDT