MILLION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MILLION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Glazers seeking $150 million selling Man U shares http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243100-79/club-shares-glazers-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243100-79/club-shares-glazers-million.html.csp">Glazers seeking $150 million selling Man U shares</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROB HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T18:34:01.711-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 06:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Manchester United’s American owners are set to raise around $150 million by selling more of their shares in the club on the New York Stock Exchange. The English Premier League club announced Wednesday that the Glazer family is selling 8 million shares with reduced voting rights, which equates to around 5 percent of the business. The Glazers, who maintain control of the club, previously sold 10 percent of their holding via a stock listing in 2012. The latest share sale was announced on a day when...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582431002014-07-30T18:34:01.711-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T18:34:01.711-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243100@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:34:01 MDT Complex housing Playboy selling for $210 million? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243379-79/complex-210-deal-housing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243379-79/complex-210-deal-housing.html.csp">Complex housing Playboy selling for $210 million?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nadja Brandt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:38:02.28-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • A three-building Beverly Hills office complex that includes the headquarters of Playboy Enterprises is being sold for $210 million, according to two people with knowledge of the agreement. Tishman Speyer agreed to sell the property to New York- based Rockefeller Group International in a deal scheduled to close by Aug. 1, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the transaction is private. Live Nation Entertainment Inc. and United Talent Agency also have offices at 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> 58243379@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:38:02 MDT Phillips 66’s profits fall as it pivots to chemicals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243360-79/gas-phillips-prices-natural.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243360-79/gas-phillips-prices-natural.html.csp">Phillips 66’s profits fall as it pivots to chemicals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Zain Shauk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:33:01.931-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Houston • Phillips 66, the refining company that saw its shares drop last month on news of expanded U.S. oil exports, said second-quarter profit declined 9.9 percent as its effort to boost natural gas liquids sales fell short of analysts’ expectations. Net income fell to $863 million, or $1.51 a share, from $958 million, or $1.53, a year earlier, the Houston-based company said Wednesday. Excluding one-time items, per-share profit missed the $1.69 average of 13 analysts’ estimates compiled by Blo...</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> 58243360@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:33:01 MDT Merit Medical’s income keeps pace with last year’s http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241376-79/medical-sales-merit-income.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241376-79/medical-sales-merit-income.html.csp">Merit Medical’s income keeps pace with last year’s</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T12:31:02.377-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 12:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Merit Medical Systems, Inc. made slightly more money in the quarter ending June 30 than it did a year earlier. The Salt Lake City-based manufacturer and marketer of disposable medical devices said quarterly net income was $6.4 million, up from $6.3 million last year. Both equate to about 15 cents per share. Merit Medical’s income was based on record revenues of $128.9 million, a 17% increase over the spring quarter in 2013. Revenues for the first six months of 2014 are up to $248 million, 16 per...</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> 58241376@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:31:02 MDT AstraZeneca to acquire lung drugs from Almirall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241625-79/astrazeneca-almirall-drugs-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241625-79/astrazeneca-almirall-drugs-company.html.csp">AstraZeneca to acquire lung drugs from Almirall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Oliver Staley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T11:26:01.781-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • AstraZeneca, the British drugmaker that fended off a Pfizer takeover attempt, agreed to buy the rights to Almirall’s respiratory medicines for $875 million. AstraZeneca will make additional payments of as much as $1.22 billion if the drugs meet development and sales goals, the London-based company said in a statement Wednesday. Almirall, based in Barcelona, also will transfer its Sofotec device unit to AstraZeneca. Adding the Almirall drugs will strengthen AstraZeneca’s respiratory busi...</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> 58241625@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:26:01 MDT Annual liquor sales in Utah up $20 million http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58237542-223/million-liquor-sales-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58237542-223/million-liquor-sales-utah.html.csp">Annual liquor sales in Utah up $20 million</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T11:05:42.436-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah alcohol sales reached another record high, growing by more than $20 million over the past year, according to a report released Tuesday by the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC). During the 2013-2014 fiscal year, which ended June 30, total retail sales were $367.2 million. That’s an increase of nearly 6 percent from the previous 12 months when the state sold $346.8 million in beer, wine and spirits. The DABC also keeps yearly figures on the total number of cases of alcohol...</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> 58237542@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:05:42 MDT Fiat’s quarterly profits plummet by 55 percent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241520-79/fiat-percent-million-profits.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241520-79/fiat-percent-million-profits.html.csp">Fiat’s quarterly profits plummet by 55 percent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T11:04:02.213-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Milan • Italian carmaker Fiat SpA, which controls Chrysler, says its second-quarter profits dropped by more than a half due to lower performance in North and Latin America. Fiat said Wednesday that net profit was $263 million, compared with $580 million in the same period last year. North American volumes were up 10 percent, driven by incentives to sell legacy Chrysler vehicles, but the incentives also cut into profits. Earnings before interest and tax in the region dropped 18 percent to $449 mi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582415202014-07-30T11:04:02.213-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T11:04:02.213-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241520@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:04:02 MDT Nintendo reports loss on shaky sales of Wii U http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241398-79/nintendo-sales-million-wii.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241398-79/nintendo-sales-million-wii.html.csp">Nintendo reports loss on shaky sales of Wii U</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YURI KAGEYAMA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T10:28:02.117-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 10:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tokyo • Nintendo Co. sank to a worse-than-expected loss for the fiscal first quarter on lagging Wii U and 3DS video-game machine sales. But the Japanese company behind Super Mario and Pokemon games stuck to its annual forecasts Wednesday for a $196 million profit on $5.8 billion sales. Kyoto-based Nintendo reported a $97.3 million April-June loss compared with an $84.5 million profit a year earlier. Quarterly sales totaled $732.3 million, down 8 percent from a year earlier. Nintendo has been fig...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582413982014-07-30T10:28:02.117-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T10:28:02.117-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241398@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:28:02 MDT For houses, big loans easier to get than small ones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238093-79/million-bank-loans-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238093-79/million-bank-loans-percent.html.csp">For houses, big loans easier to get than small ones</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alexis Leondis</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T08:38:50.157-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 08:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Banks are handing out mortgages of as much as $10 million to the wealthy in record numbers while first-time homebuyers struggle to get loans. Erin Gorman, managing director at Bank of New York Mellon Corp., said she’s fielding more requests for home loans of at least $2 million than ever before. She recently provided a mortgage of more than $6 million for a client’s purchase of a second property in Colorado. “These high-net-worth borrowers do act differently than first-time buyers, ...</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> 58238093@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:38:50 MDT New York Times misses profit estimates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238145-79/million-sales-abramson-digital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238145-79/million-sales-abramson-digital.html.csp">New York Times misses profit estimates</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Edmund Lee</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T17:34:02.179-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 05:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • New York Times Co. missed second-quarter profit estimates as advertising sales declined for the 14th time in 15 quarters. Ad revenue dropped 4.1 percent to $156.3 million, the New York-based company said Tuesday in a statement. Earnings, excluding some items, were 7 cents a share, compared with the 8 cents projected by analysts, according to the average of estimates compiled by Bloomberg. The shares fell the most in 21 months. Jill Abramson, the first female executive editor of the Ti...</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> 58238145@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:34:02 MDT Twitter’s quarterly results soar, stock flies high http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238548-79/million-revenue-stock-twitter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238548-79/million-revenue-stock-twitter.html.csp">Twitter’s quarterly results soar, stock flies high</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T17:30:01.718-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Stronger-than-expected results pushed Twitter’s stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter. The San Francisco-based company’s stock jumped 29.6 percent to $50.01 in extended trading after the results came out. Twitter posted a net loss of $144.6 million, or 24 cents per share, in the April-June period. That compares with a loss of $42.2 million, or 32 cents per share, a year earlier when Twitter was s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582385482014-07-29T17:30:01.718-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T17:30:01.718-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238548@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:30:01 MDT UPS cuts profit outlook as costs rise for holidays http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238127-79/ups-company-costs-profit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238127-79/ups-company-costs-profit.html.csp">UPS cuts profit outlook as costs rise for holidays</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael Sasso</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T15:17:02.397-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 03:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • United Parcel Service lowered its full-year profit outlook as the company boosts spending to help handle booming demand for fast shipping during the holidays. The shares tumbled the most in a year. The company now forecasts earnings per share to be $4.90 to $5, UPS said in its second-quarter statement Tuesday. That’s lower than the outlook the Atlanta-based company gave in April of $5.05 to $5.30 a share. UPS said it plans to spend $175 million on improving its shipping during the holi...</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> 58238127@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:17:02 MDT Honda’s quarterly profit up on Asian sales growth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236895-79/honda-profit-billion-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236895-79/honda-profit-billion-million.html.csp">Honda’s quarterly profit up on Asian sales growth</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YURI KAGEYAMA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T09:53:02.044-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tokyo • Honda’s quarterly profit surged nearly 20 percent on demand for remodeled cars in Japan and elsewhere in Asia. The Japanese automaker also raised its full-year profit and sales forecasts. Honda Motor Co. reported a profit Tuesday of $1.4 billion)for the April-June fiscal first quarter, close to what analysts surveyed by FactSet had forecast. The automaker raised its annual profit forecast to $5.9 billion from $5.8 billion, and its annual sales forecast to $125.5 billion from $1215 billio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582368952014-07-29T09:53:02.044-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T09:53:02.044-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236895@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:53:02 MDT UBS sees profits rise, probed over trading system http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236821-79/ubs-bank-trading-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236821-79/ubs-bank-trading-million.html.csp">UBS sees profits rise, probed over trading system</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN HEILPRIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T09:23:02.07-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • Switzerland’s biggest bank, UBS, reported Tuesday a 15 percent rise in second-quarter profit, driven by its core wealth management business, and disclosed it was part of a group of financial companies being investigated over alternative trading systems called “dark pools.” UBS AG said its net profit for the April-June period rose to 792 million Swiss francs ($876 million) from 690 million francs in the comparable period in 2013. The Zurich-based bank also said it had settled an investig...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582368212014-07-29T09:23:02.07-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T09:23:02.07-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236821@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:23:02 MDT White House plans work permits for undocumented immigrants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58234388-68/obama-immigration-action-crisis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58234388-68/obama-immigration-action-crisis.html.csp">White House plans work permits for undocumented immigrants</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERICA WERNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T20:30:02.529-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 08:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November’s mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally, allowing them to stay in the United States without threat of deportation, according to advocates and lawmakers in touch with the administration. Such a large-scale move on immigration could scramble election-year politics and lead some conservat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582343882014-07-28T20:30:02.529-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T20:30:02.529-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58234388@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:30:02 MDT Affordable Care Act gives Medicare finances shot in the arm http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58234267-68/medicare-trustees-social-security.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58234267-68/medicare-trustees-social-security.html.csp">Affordable Care Act gives Medicare finances shot in the arm</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Amy Goldstein</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T19:50:25.376-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 07:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Medicare’s financial stability has been strengthened by the Affordable Care Act and other forces that have been subduing health-care spending, according to a new official forecast that says the fund covering the program’s hospital costs will remain solvent until 2030 - four years later than expected a year ago. The annual report, issued Monday by trustees overseeing the government’s two largest entitlement programs, found little change overall in the finances of Social Security. Ho...</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> 58234267@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:50:25 MDT Tour de France: Humble, ambitious Nibali had an early cycling dream http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230836-77/nibali-tour-cycling-armstrong.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230836-77/nibali-tour-cycling-armstrong.html.csp">Tour de France: Humble, ambitious Nibali had an early cycling dream</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jamey Keaten</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T22:54:36.659-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 10:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • As a teenager, Vincenzo Nibali uprooted himself from his home in Sicily to head for Tuscany — and a career on a bike. Off to join a cycling program and move in with another family, Nibali left behind the video and photo shop of his father, a cycling fan, where the boy whiled away many hours watching footage of riders like Italian greats Felice Gimoni, Giuseppi Saronni and Francesco Moser. He left behind his grandfather, an Italian who once immigrated to Australia then returned to Sicily ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582308362014-07-27T22:54:36.659-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-27T22:54:36.659-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58230836@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:54:36 MDT Five things to know about coal trade, global warming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232844-79/coal-exports-global-demand.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232844-79/coal-exports-global-demand.html.csp">Five things to know about coal trade, global warming</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DINA CAPPIELLO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T12:29:02.205-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 12:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off polluting fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. Here are five things to know about the issue: 1. AS U.S. REDUCES COAL USE, DEMAND RISES GLOBALLY. Over the past six years, the U.S. has cut consumption by 195 million tons as power plants have burned cheaper natural gas instead. The Environmental Protection ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582328442014-07-28T12:29:02.205-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T12:29:02.205-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232844@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:29:02 MDT Ryanair says quarterly earnings more than double http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232963-79/million-profit-percent-ryanair.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232963-79/million-profit-percent-ryanair.html.csp">Ryanair says quarterly earnings more than double</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kari Lundgren</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T11:10:02.231-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 11:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Ryanair Holdings lifted its fiscal full-year profit goal after saying first-quarter profit more than doubled as it filled more seats and benefited from strong Easter travel. Profit after tax for the year through March 2015 probably will be $833 million to $871 million, an increase from a previous guidance of $780 million to $833 million, the Dublin-based airline said Monday. Profit after tax for the three months ended June 30 more than doubled to $265 million from $105 million, as sales...</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> 58232963@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:10:02 MDT RPM agrees to $798M deal on asbestos claims http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232888-79/rpm-asbestos-claims-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232888-79/rpm-asbestos-claims-deal.html.csp">RPM agrees to $798M deal on asbestos claims</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T10:45:02.083-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 10:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Medina, Ohio • RPM International plans to spend nearly $800 million as part of a preliminary deal to fund a trust that resolves asbestos personal injury claims tied to a business owned by its Specialty Products Holding Corp. The Medina, Ohio, company said Monday the agreement still needs the approval of the claimants as well as the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. RPM will start funding the trust for current and future claimants with a $450 million cash payment and then make additional payments over the n...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582328882014-07-28T10:45:02.083-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T10:45:02.083-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232888@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:45:02 MDT