PERCENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PERCENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S. consumer spending up 0.5 percent in August http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58470282-79/percent-spending-august-rate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58470282-79/percent-spending-august-rate.html.csp">U.S. consumer spending up 0.5 percent in August</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="2014-09-29T18:15:01.626-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 06:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Americans boosted spending by a healthy amount in August, offering welcome evidence that the economy is on solid footing heading into the final quarter of the year. Consumer spending rose 0.5 percent in August after showing no gain in July, the Commerce Department reported Monday. About half of the increase was driven by auto sales. It was the best result since spending also expanded 0.5 percent in June. Helped by strength in wages and salaries, income rose a modest 0.3 percent in A...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584702822014-09-29T18:15:01.626-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T18:15:01.626-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58470282@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:15:01 MDT U.S. stocks head lower, following drops overseas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58470119-79/percent-rose-stock-market.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58470119-79/percent-rose-stock-market.html.csp">U.S. stocks head lower, following drops overseas</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="2014-09-29T17:32:02.196-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 05:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Concerns over high stock prices and global politics continued to plague markets Monday as major stock indexes ended with slight losses in another day of choppy trading. Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, a major world financial center, added to the host of political concerns on investors’ minds. It could have been worse. The Dow Jones industrial average sank 178 points in the opening minutes, a sudden drop of 1 percent, but then it climbed back. “You have a ton of risks that have br...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584701192014-09-29T17:32:02.196-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T17:32:02.196-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58470119@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:32:02 MDT Poll shows rebound in Utah’s Sen. Mike Lee’s approval rating http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58468648-90/approval-burbank-com-lee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58468648-90/approval-burbank-com-lee.html.csp">Poll shows rebound in Utah’s Sen. Mike Lee’s approval rating</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T22:22:47.02-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 10:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Public opinion of Sen. Mike Lee has rebounded, according to a new poll released Monday that found 54 percent of likely voters have a favorable view of his job performance. Last October, the senator’s approval rating was just 40 percent in a poll conducted during the 16-day government shutdown, which Lee’s actions helped spark. His improved position can be attributed to a few factors, according to University of Utah political scientist Matthew Burbank. “As odd as it sounds, one of the things tha...</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> 58468648@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:22:47 MDT Five Utah schools earn Directors Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58469782-52/followed-utah-athletic-cup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58469782-52/followed-utah-athletic-cup.html.csp">Five Utah schools earn Directors Cup</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T16:16:50.359-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association has awarded its “Directors Cup” to Bingham, Springville, Desert Hills, Manti and Panguitch for the 2013-2014 athletic season. According to the group’s executive director Marc Hunter, the organization representing athletic directors at Utah high schools awards the cup to one school in each of the five classifications. Criteria include 40 percent on state tournament success for boys’ and girls’ sports; 40 percent based on the ranking of...</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> 58469782@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:16:50 MDT Alibaba declined in first week as bears emerge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58469206-79/alibaba-percent-stock-week.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58469206-79/alibaba-percent-stock-week.html.csp">Alibaba declined in first week as bears emerge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Belinda Cao</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T13:46:02.841-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 01:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Day One for shareholders of Alibaba Group Holding was great. Week One proved less so. China’s largest e-commerce company slumped 3.7 percent to $90.46 last week after having soared 38 percent in its Sept. 19 debut on the New York Stock Exchange. Alibaba, founded 15 years ago by Jack Ma, started trading after its record $25 billion initial public offering amid reports that indicated the world’s second-largest economy is slowing as the housing market slumps. While investors looking to t...</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> 58469206@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:46:02 MDT As China slows, U.S. still leading the world economy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58469133-79/china-growth-economy-jpmorgan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58469133-79/china-growth-economy-jpmorgan.html.csp">As China slows, U.S. still leading the world economy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Simon Kennedy</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T13:32:01.65-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 01:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • The world economy’s twin giants are exerting conflicting pressures. As U.S. growth accelerated in the second quarter to the fastest rate since 2011, China’s economy waned, with manufacturing and lending data pointing to a weakening in activity. A resurgent U.S. and retreating China is the reversal of a trend that dominated in the wake of the financial crisis. Economists at JPMorgan Chase & Co. say it is set to endure. While they predict the U.S. will sustain growth of 3 percent in 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> 58469133@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:32:01 MDT ATM fees keep climbing in U.S., survey says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58469079-79/fees-atm-banks-checking.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58469079-79/fees-atm-banks-checking.html.csp">ATM fees keep climbing in U.S., survey says</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="2014-09-29T13:20:01.655-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 01:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • The penalty for using an ATM that is not affiliated with your bank rose 5 percent over the past year. The average fee for using an out-of-network ATM climbed to a new high of $4.35 per transaction, according to a survey released Monday by Bankrate.com. That figure includes $2.77 that banks charge non-customers and $1.58 that banks levy against their own customers for using an outside ATM. Overdraft fees also surged, rising on average over the past 12 months to $32.74. That’s the 16...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584690792014-09-29T13:20:01.655-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T13:20:01.655-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58469079@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:20:01 MDT U.S. stocks head lower, following drops overseas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58468847-79/percent-rose-lower-stock.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58468847-79/percent-rose-lower-stock.html.csp">U.S. stocks head lower, following drops overseas</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="2014-09-29T12:30:02.966-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 12:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The U.S. stock market slid to start the week, following European markets lower. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 178 points at the start of trading on Monday then slowly climbed back. KEEPING SCORE: As of 12:14 p.m. Mountain time, the Dow was down 88 points, or 0.5 percent, to 17,024. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost eight points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,974. The Nasdaq composite fell 18 points, or 0.4 percent, to 4,493. The losses were modest but broad. More than two stocks ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584688472014-09-29T12:30:02.966-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T12:30:02.966-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58468847@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:30:02 MDT Poll: Utahns evenly split as Supreme Court considers gay marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58459201-90/court-sex-case-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58459201-90/court-sex-case-marriage.html.csp">Poll: Utahns evenly split as Supreme Court considers gay marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By marissa lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T11:43:15.665-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 11:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Support for same-sex marriage in Utah remains split, a new poll reveals, though a majority of Utahns believe the state’s ban on gay and lesbian unions ultimately won’t survive. As the U.S. Supreme Court takes a look at a Utah lawsuit challenging a voter-approved state ban on same-sex marriage for the first time Monday, the gay rights advocacy group Freedom To Marry released a poll that it said shows most Utahns want the high court to hear Utah’s case. The lawsuit, Kitchen v. Herbert, became the...</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> 58459201@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:43:15 MDT Macy’s joins big holiday hiring spree, announces 86,000 jobs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58468346-79/hire-workers-hiring-macy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58468346-79/hire-workers-hiring-macy.html.csp">Macy’s joins big holiday hiring spree, announces 86,000 jobs</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="2014-09-29T14:36:52.343-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 02:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Macy’s, which has two stores in the Salt Lake Valley, plans to hire about 86,000 seasonal holiday workers nationwide to bolster its stores, call centers and distribution hubs, a 3.6 percent increase from last year. The department store chain, which also operates Bloomingdale’s, said Monday that the growth is being fueled by its expanding online business. This year, about 10,000 of the total 86,000 seasonal workers will be based in eight distribution center across the country. Last yea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584683462014-09-29T14:36:52.343-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T14:36:52.343-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58468346@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:36:52 MDT Tibco to be sold to private equity firm for $3.98B http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58468021-79/tibco-equity-percent-private.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58468021-79/tibco-equity-percent-private.html.csp">Tibco to be sold to private equity firm for $3.98B</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T12:50:51.362-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 12:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Tibco Software Inc. said Monday that it is selling itself to private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for about $3.98 billion. Tibco, based in Palo Alto, California, makes software for companies to use on site or through cloud computing. Vista Equity, which owns several software companies, has offices in Austin, Texas, Chicago and San Francisco. The deal, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter, will take Tibco private. Vista Equity will pay $24 for each share of Tibco, a 23...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584680212014-09-29T12:50:51.362-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T12:50:51.362-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58468021@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:50:51 MDT Global stocks mixed as Hong Kong protests expand http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58467975-79/percent-hong-kong-protests.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58467975-79/percent-hong-kong-protests.html.csp">Global stocks mixed as Hong Kong protests expand</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EILEEN NG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T08:41:02.527-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 08:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • Asian stock markets were mixed Monday as pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and concern about China’s economy offset good U.S. economic news. KEEPING SCORE: Paris’s CAC-40 opened down 0.3 percent at 4,382.29 points and Germany’s Dax was off 0.1 percent at 9,476.21. Wall Street looked set for a day of declines, with futures for the Dow Jones industrial average and broader Standard & Poor’s 500 both down 0.3 percent in pre-market trading. On Friday, the DJ and the Nasdaq ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584679752014-09-29T08:41:02.527-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T08:41:02.527-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58467975@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:41:02 MDT As families flee coal country, schools struggle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461722-68/students-schools-state-kentucky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461722-68/students-schools-state-kentucky.html.csp">As families flee coal country, schools struggle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ADAM BEAM and JOHN RABY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T11:36:02.262-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 11:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pikeville, Ky. • When it opened in 1990 amid boom times deep in eastern Kentucky coal country, Shelby Valley High School had nearly 1,000 students, with enough demand that it built an addition the next year. Now the mines are closing, and the school big enough for 1,200 students sits at half capacity. When the families leave, Principal Greg Napier asks them why. “Gotta have a job,” they say. Kentucky’s public school system added more than 30,000 students over the past decade, growing by 4.8 perc...</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> 58461722@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:36:02 MDT Letter: Charity begins at home, Walmart http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58459894-82/walmart-employees-charity-bank.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58459894-82/walmart-employees-charity-bank.html.csp">Letter: Charity begins at home, Walmart</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T18:55:03.085-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 06:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Food Bank is soliciting votes to receive one of 50 $60,000 donations from Walmart this month. The same great company has an estimated 50 percent of employees (and up to 80 percent in some areas) who rely on federally funded programs like Medicaid and SNAP because Walmart refuses to offer medical benefits to part-time employees or pay employees a living wage. I can only imagine how many families could benefit from the money if the Utah Food Bank wins. Conversely, supporting the campai...</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> 58459894@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:55:03 MDT Why rate hikes are good news for stocks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58459199-79/rates-fed-stocks-market.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58459199-79/rates-fed-stocks-market.html.csp">Why rate hikes are good news for stocks</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="2014-09-26T16:59:01.687-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 04:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • It’s no surprise that the prospect of a Federal Reserve rate hike worries stock investors. The Fed’s unprecedented economic stimulus has in large part driven a surge in stock prices since 2009. The central bank has bought trillions of dollars of bonds and kept short-term interest rates close to zero. That’s allowed businesses and consumers to refinance their debt at lower rates, freeing up cash to spend. But if history is a guide, investors have nothing to fear. In the nine instances ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584591992014-09-26T16:59:01.687-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T16:59:01.687-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58459199@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:59:01 MDT McDonald’s tries chorizo-style chicken burritos http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58459756-79/mcdonald-pork-burritos-chicken.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58459756-79/mcdonald-pork-burritos-chicken.html.csp">McDonald’s tries chorizo-style chicken burritos</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Leslie Patton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T16:01:02.923-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 04:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • McDonald’s is trying to appeal to fans of chorizo sausage with a new burrito. There’s one catch: It’s made from chicken. About 2,000 McDonald’s restaurants in Texas, Hawaii and the Midwest started selling chorizo breakfast burritos last month, said Terri Hickey, a spokeswoman for the Oak Brook, Ill.-based company. The wraps are made with dark-meat chicken, instead of the traditional pork, and include scrambled eggs, roma tomatoes, green chilies, onions and white cheddar cheese. The chi...</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> 58459756@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:01:02 MDT Mexico’s housing refinance boom lifting spending http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58459719-79/percent-mexico-mortgage-bank.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58459719-79/percent-mexico-mortgage-bank.html.csp">Mexico’s housing refinance boom lifting spending</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Isabella Cota</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T15:53:01.975-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 03:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City — When Arturo Sosa refinanced his mortgage this year, he decided to spend some of the money he saved. “I took a weekend trip to Vegas,” said Sosa, who lowered his payment by about 4,000 pesos ($300) a month since refinancing with Banco Santander in April. “The rest I’m saving for the soon-to-be-born baby.” Homeowners in Mexico are taking advantage of record low mortgage rates that have spurred refinancings. After the collapse of the country’s three biggest homebuilders last year stal...</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> 58459719@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:53:01 MDT ‘Bond King’ Bill Gross leaves Pimco, joins Janus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58459657-79/gross-pimco-bond-fund.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58459657-79/gross-pimco-bond-fund.html.csp">‘Bond King’ Bill Gross leaves Pimco, joins Janus</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE ROTHWELL and BERNARD CONDON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T15:38:02.255-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 03:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The biggest star in the bond market shocked the financial world Friday by leaving the huge money management firm he has led for four decades and joining a much smaller rival. Bill Gross, who co-founded the investment giant Pimco in 1971 and runs its $222 billion Total Return Fund, said he would join Janus Capital Group. The prospect that investors would follow the guru-like fund manager and pull their money out of Pimco sent the stocks of several rival investment companies soaring. Ja...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584596572014-09-26T15:38:02.255-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T15:38:02.255-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58459657@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:38:02 MDT U.S. stocks end rocky week with a surge; Nike gains http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58459640-79/percent-week-close-nike.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58459640-79/percent-week-close-nike.html.csp">U.S. stocks end rocky week with a surge; Nike gains</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="2014-09-26T15:24:01.432-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 03:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Good economic and corporate news helped the stock market stage a rebound at the end of a turbulent week of trading. Nike jumped after turning in higher profits, leading the Dow Jones industrial average higher. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index, the benchmark for most mutual funds, still lost 1.4 percent for the week. The biggest drop came Thursday, the worst day for the stock market since July 31. A steep drop one day is often followed by gains the next as investors hunt for beaten-down...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584596402014-09-26T15:24:01.432-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T15:24:01.432-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58459640@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:24:01 MDT Four Salt Lake hospitals kick off campaign to encourage mammograms http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58451053-78/utah-mammograms-women-hospitals.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58451053-78/utah-mammograms-women-hospitals.html.csp">Four Salt Lake hospitals kick off campaign to encourage mammograms</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T07:28:02.268-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 07:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah women are less likely than most around the country to get mammograms, and Intermountain Healthcare’s Salt Lake Valley hospitals are trying to change that. Four hospitals on Thursday evening kicked off their Thousand Points of Pink Campaign, which has a goal of getting 1,000 women who have never been screened for breast cancer or screened inconsistently to get mammograms by the end of the year. Cancer survivors decorated bras, listened to live music and watched a short film with medical expe...</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> 58451053@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:28:02 MDT