QUARTER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/QUARTER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Delta navigates nasty winter, tops profit forecast http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57854784-79/delta-percent-per-quarter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57854784-79/delta-percent-per-quarter.html.csp">Delta navigates nasty winter, tops profit forecast</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID KOENIG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-23T09:36:21.292-06:00">Updated Apr 23, 2014 09:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • Delta Air Lines Inc. is making more money by filling more seats on its planes and paying a bit less for fuel. Delta’s first-quarter profit beat expectations and underscored how most big airlines are prospering with a combination of strong business travel, slightly higher fares and money from extra fees. Even bad weather couldn’t stop Delta from boosting profit, although it canceled more than 17,000 flights in January and February — double the number from a year ago — which cost the comp...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578547842014-04-23T09:36:21.292-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-23T09:36:21.292-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57854784@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:36:21 MDT U.S. stocks edge lower after a six-day rally http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57854736-79/percent-earnings-fell-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57854736-79/percent-earnings-fell-company.html.csp">U.S. stocks edge lower after a six-day rally</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="2014-04-23T09:30:02.062-06:00">Updated Apr 23, 2014 09:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The stock market slipped Wednesday after rallying for six straight days as investors worked through another round of quarterly earnings reports from U.S. companies. Intuitive Surgical was among those reporting disappointed results. A worse-than-expected report on the housing market also weighed on the broader market. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell two points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,878 as of 11:10 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 10 points, or 0.1...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578547362014-04-23T09:30:02.062-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-23T09:30:02.062-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57854736@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:30:02 MDT Harley-Davidson 1Q earnings roar ahead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57849548-79/percent-quarter-harley-rose.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57849548-79/percent-quarter-harley-rose.html.csp">Harley-Davidson 1Q earnings roar ahead</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T13:22:04.609-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 01:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Milwaukee • Harley-Davidson reported an 18.7 percent rise in first-quarter earnings, saying motorcycle sales grew 5.8 percent worldwide and efficiency efforts took hold during the quarter. The results beat Wall Street estimates and its shares rose nearly 7 percent. The company posted net income of $265.9 million on Tuesday, up from $224.1 million a year ago. That’s $1.21 per share, compared with 99 cents in the first quarter of 2013. Analysts polled by FactSet expected earnings of $1.07 per shar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578495482014-04-22T13:22:04.609-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-22T13:22:04.609-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57849548@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:22:04 MDT Earnings and corporate deals lift U.S. stocks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57849400-79/percent-earnings-quarter-rose.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57849400-79/percent-earnings-quarter-rose.html.csp">Earnings and corporate deals lift U.S. 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="2014-04-22T13:22:50.063-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 01:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Stocks rose Tuesday as more companies reported solid first-quarter earnings. The market also got a lift from deal news. Netflix rose after announcing a big jump in its profit and Botox maker Allergan rose sharply on a takeover bid. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 11 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,883 as of 3:02 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 98 points, or 0.6 percent, to 16,548. The Nasdaq composite rose 46 points, or 1 percent, to 4,167. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578494002014-04-22T13:22:50.063-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-22T13:22:50.063-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57849400@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:22:50 MDT McDonald’s profit slips amid weak sales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57849356-79/mcdonald-sales-percent-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57849356-79/mcdonald-sales-percent-billion.html.csp">McDonald’s profit slips amid weak sales</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CANDICE CHOI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T08:24:35.79-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 08:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • McDonald’s is fighting to hold onto customers in the U.S. The world’s biggest hamburger chain said sales at established U.S. locations fell 1.7 percent in the first quarter as guest counts fell. The company also saw customer counts decline last year as it struggled to manage an array of new menu items and fend off intensifying competition. CEO Don Thompson had conceded earlier this year that McDonald’s lost some of its “customer relevance” and that it needs to do a better job of under...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578493562014-04-22T08:24:35.79-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-22T08:24:35.79-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57849356@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:24:35 MDT Stocks log longest winning streak in six months http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57844397-79/percent-earnings-company-companies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57844397-79/percent-earnings-company-companies.html.csp">Stocks log longest winning streak in six months</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="2014-04-21T15:35:52.189-06:00">Updated Apr 21, 2014 03:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The stock market logged its longest winning streak in six months Monday as another big week for company earnings began. Halliburton, an oil and gas drilling company, rose after reporting a first-quarter profit on rising revenue in the Middle East and Asia. Toymaker Hasbro gained after saying it returned to profitability in its first quarter. A strong earnings report from Netflix pushed the company’s stock higher in after-hours trading. Close to a third of the companies in the Standard...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578443972014-04-21T15:35:52.189-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-21T15:35:52.189-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The Hawks ended an eight-game road losing streak in the playoffs, which dated to May 2011. Game 2 is Tuesday in Indianapolis. Indiana, which spent the whole season working to get home-court advantage in the playoffs, wasted no time in giving it right back with a dismal third qua...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578408422014-04-22T16:58:19.266-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-22T16:58:19.266-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57840842@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:58:19 MDT NBA playoffs: Kevin Durant scores 33 to lead Thunder over Grizzlies in Game 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57840902-77/points-thunder-memphis-oklahoma.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57840902-77/points-thunder-memphis-oklahoma.html.csp">NBA playoffs: Kevin Durant scores 33 to lead Thunder over Grizzlies in Game 1</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Cliff Brunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T16:58:19.16-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 04:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oklahoma City • Kevin Durant scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-86 on Saturday night in the opening game of their first-round series. Russell Westbrook had 23 points and 10 rebounds and Serge Ibaka added 17 points and nine rebounds for the Thunder, who nearly squandered a 25-point lead but recovered from a dismal third quarter to make 10 of 16 shots in the fourth. Zach Randolph led Memphis with 21 points and 11 rebo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578409022014-04-22T16:58:19.16-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-22T16:58:19.16-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57840902@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:58:19 MDT Goldman’s income falls 11 percent, but still beats expectations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57831761-79/billion-goldman-percent-quarter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57831761-79/billion-goldman-percent-quarter.html.csp">Goldman’s income falls 11 percent, but still beats expectations</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="2014-04-17T08:26:02.313-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 08:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Goldman Sachs’ earnings fell in the first quarter as bond trading slumped, but the results still came in ahead of what investors expected as other parts of the bank performed well. EARNINGS AND REVENUE: The bank earned $1.95 billion in the quarter, down 11 percent from $2.19 billion in the same period a year earlier. The earnings were equivalent to $4.02 a share, compared with $4.29 in the first quarter of 2013. Revenue totaled $9.33 billion, down 8 percent from $10.09 billion a year ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578317612014-04-17T08:26:02.313-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T08:26:02.313-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57831761@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:26:02 MDT Morgan Stanley’s income rose 18 percent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57831744-79/morgan-stanley-billion-income.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57831744-79/morgan-stanley-billion-income.html.csp">Morgan Stanley’s income rose 18 percent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T14:20:56.242-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 02:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Investment bank Morgan Stanley said Thursday that its first-quarter income rose 18 percent from a year ago, helped by higher earnings in its trading and merger and acquisitions advisory businesses. THE RESULTS: Morgan Stanley earned $1.39 billion, up from $1.18 billion in the same period a year ago. The figures exclude accounting adjustments related to the value of the bank’s debt. The earnings were equivalent to 68 cents per share. That easily beat the 61 cents per share analysts wer...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578317442014-04-17T14:20:56.242-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T14:20:56.242-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57831744@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:20:56 MDT U.S. stocks rise, extending gains into third day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57826680-79/percent-companies-quarter-rose.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57826680-79/percent-companies-quarter-rose.html.csp">U.S. stocks rise, extending gains into third day</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="2014-04-16T11:37:10.515-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 11:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Investors sent stock prices higher for a third day in a row Wednesday. Major U.S. indexes rose as more companies reported solid earnings and traders welcomed encouraging news about China’s economy. Yahoo and Delta Air Lines were among the companies rising sharply in afternoon trading. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 11 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,854 as of 1:02 p.m. Eastern Time. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 107 points, or 0.7 percent, to 16,369. The Nasdaq compos...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578266802014-04-16T11:37:10.515-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T11:37:10.515-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57826680@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:37:10 MDT Coca-Cola sells more drinks but soda fizzles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57822082-79/soda-coca-cola-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57822082-79/soda-coca-cola-company.html.csp">Coca-Cola sells more drinks but soda fizzles</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CANDICE CHOI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T12:56:59.187-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 12:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Coca-Cola sold more drinks in the first quarter, but it wasn’t because of soda. The world’s biggest beverage maker said Tuesday that its global volume for soda fell for first time in at least a decade. The drop was offset by stronger sales of noncarbonated drinks such as juice, and overall volume rose 2 percent. A stronger dollar contributed to an 8 percent decline in profit for the quarter. Adjusted for such one-time factors, earnings per share were in line with Wall Street expectati...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578220822014-04-15T12:56:59.187-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T12:56:59.187-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822082@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:56:59 MDT Utah Jazz: Young’s 41 leads L.A. Lakers to victory over the Jazz http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57819312-87/jazz-lakers-utah-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57819312-87/jazz-lakers-utah-points.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Young’s 41 leads L.A. Lakers to victory over the Jazz</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T13:41:55.684-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 01:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When the game had ended, players stayed out on the court at EnergySolutions Arena and threw out autographed miniature basketballs to the fans who had not made early exits amid another blowout loss. But in Monday’s defeat, the Utah Jazz had already given some fans the kind of balls they really wanted: the lottery variety. The loss, a 119-104 affair with the Los Angeles Lakers, assured that the Jazz will finish the season no better than tied for the fourth-worse record in the NBA, and therefore 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> 57819312@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:41:55 MDT Utah Jazz: Lakers’ Nick Young scores 41 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57819117-87/points-jazz-lakers-nick.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57819117-87/points-jazz-lakers-nick.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Lakers’ Nick Young scores 41</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T08:50:56.743-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 08:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Jazz season ends Wednesday at Minnesota, but Utah has struggled to stop opponents for the last month. Exhibit A? Nick Young and the Lakers. Young scored 41 points on 14-for-23 shooting Monday night, leading Los Angeles to a 119-104 victory over the defense-less Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena. Young scored 17 points in the fourth quarter, when the Lakers broke open a close game by making 12 of their 20 field-goal attempts. “Nick is fun,” said Laker coach Mike D’Antoni. “He’s a good guy in a se...</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> 57819117@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:50:56 MDT NBA capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57817564-77/points-game-scored-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57817564-77/points-game-scored-season.html.csp">NBA capsules and gallery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T23:46:27.317-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">PACERS 102, THUNDER 97 INDIANAPOLIS • David West scored 21 points and Lance Stephenson had his league-best fifth triple-double of the season, leading Indiana past Oklahoma City 102-97 Sunday — putting the Pacers one win away from clinching the Eastern Conference’s top seed. The Pacers (55-26) lead two-time defending champion Miami by a half game with one to play and hold the tiebreaker based on conference record. Kevin Durant finished with 38 points for Oklahoma City (58-22) on a day it could ha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578175642014-04-14T23:46:27.317-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T23:46:27.317-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817564@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:46:27 MDT Citigroup’s earnings edge higher in first quarter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817506-79/billion-bank-citi-earnings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817506-79/billion-bank-citi-earnings.html.csp">Citigroup’s earnings edge higher in first quarter</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="2014-04-14T09:34:05.101-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Citigroup says its first-quarter earnings rose, beating the expectations of Wall Street analysts. The bank made $4.1 billion in the first quarter, after stripping out the effects of an accounting change and a tax item. That was up 2.5 percent from the same period a year earlier, when it made $4 billion. On a per-share basis, that amounted to $1.30 compared with $1.29 a year ago. That was better than estimates of analysts polled by FactSet, who were expecting $1.14. Citi got a boost fr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578175062014-04-14T09:34:05.101-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T09:34:05.101-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817506@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:34:05 MDT U.S. stocks rise on retail sales increase http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817429-79/percent-earnings-sales-rose.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817429-79/percent-earnings-sales-rose.html.csp">U.S. stocks rise on retail sales increase</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="2014-04-14T13:13:09.635-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 01:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stocks were trading higher Monday afternoon, recovering some of the ground lost after a rough finish last week. A government report showing U.S. retail sales posted their biggest gain in 18 months in March and solid earnings from Citigroup helped cheer investors as corporate earnings start to come in. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose nine points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,824 as of 2:35 p.m. Eastern Time. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 92 points, or 0.6 percent, to 16,119....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578174292014-04-14T13:13:09.635-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T13:13:09.635-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817429@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:13:09 MDT U.S. businesses increased stockpiles 0.4 percent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817415-79/percent-quarter-growth-economy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817415-79/percent-quarter-growth-economy.html.csp">U.S. businesses increased stockpiles 0.4 percent</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="2014-04-14T09:15:07.659-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. businesses boosted their stockpiles in February as sales rebounded by the largest amount in nine months. Stockpiles increased 0.4 percent in February following a similar 0.4 percent increase in January, the Commerce Department reported Monday. Sales rose 0.8 percent in February, bouncing back after a 1.1 percent sales decline in January that was blamed on the harsh weather that month. It was the biggest one-month sales gain since last May. A separate report showed a surge in sa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578174152014-04-14T09:15:07.659-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T09:15:07.659-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817415@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:15:07 MDT Utah Jazz: Ex-Jazzman Foye leads Nuggets over old team, 101-94 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57812958-87/jazz-foye-nuggets-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57812958-87/jazz-foye-nuggets-points.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Ex-Jazzman Foye leads Nuggets over old team, 101-94</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T23:41:34.824-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 11:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • The Jazz know all about Randy Foye’s 3-point abilities. The veteran guard hit 178 of them last year in Utah, setting the franchise record for triples in a single season. Saturday night, Foye took his old team down memory lane. The Nuggets sharpshooter hit three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and finished with a game-high 26 points, as he helped down the Jazz 101-94 in Denver. The Jazz (24-56) had led most of the way, but Foye played spoiler. The guard hit a 3-pointer with 7:24 left to...</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> 57812958@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:41:34 MDT Utah Jazz: Damian Lillard torches Jazz with big fourth quarter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57808768-87/lillard-jazz-quarter-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57808768-87/lillard-jazz-quarter-utah.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Damian Lillard torches Jazz with big fourth quarter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T23:17:52.541-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The first 3-pointer that stuck a dagger through the Utah Jazz felt good the moment it left his hands. So Damian Lillard decided to hoist another on the next possession. It hit all net, much to the chagrin of 19,248 at EnergySolutions Arena. Why stop there? That was Lillard’s next thought. So he kept shooting. And he kept making threes. A trio of them, to be exact, a little less than three minutes apart. It turned out to be Utah’s death knell on Friday night. In a 111-99 Portland win over the Jaz...</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> 57808768@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 23:17:52 MDT