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Medical waste incinerator proposes doubling production at future site in Tooele County

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 4:52pm
A medical waste burning plant that is leaving North Salt Lake City after being cited for toxic emissions wants to more than double production at a new facility in a rural part of the state.
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Pfizer, ImmunoGen, Vertex, Cliffs and Kansas City Southern are big market movers

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 4:45pm
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Pfizer Inc., up 80 cents to $35.05 The drug developer will resume a study of a potential pain treatment with partner Eli Lilly and receive a $200 million payment.
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Chesapeake Energy Cuts 2015 Capex, Production Outlook

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 4:42pm
Chesapeake Energy Corp. cut its outlook for 2015 capital expenditures in response to continued weak commodity prices.
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Figures on government spending and debt

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 4:32pm
Figures on government spending and debt WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated).
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U.S. Regulators Tell 3 Foreign Banks To Redo 'living Wills'

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 4:31pm
Federal regulators on Monday told three large foreign banks to resubmit their "living wills" by the end of the year, saying the submissions for 2014 were not credible.
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La Quinta's Stock Falls As Largest Shareholder Trims Stake

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 4:29pm
Shares of La Quinta Holdings slumped 2.4% in after-hours trade Monday, after the hotel operator said The Blackstone Group, its largest shareholder, was cutting its stake by nearly a third.
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US stocks start week with small losses; Nasdaq slips after flirting with record last week

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 4:21pm
U.S. stock indexes are closing slightly lower following a strong performance last week.
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Rates on 3- and 6-month bills fall at weekly US Treasury auction

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 4:00pm
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction.
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Rhode Island retired public employees overwhelmingly accept settlement in pension lawsuit

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 3:57pm
With the trial over the state's 2011 overhaul of the public pension system looming, retired public employees suing the state overwhelmingly accepted a proposed settlement Monday.
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Server attack briefly disrupts New Hampshire tourism website, no evidence site was targeted

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 3:53pm
New Hampshire's tourism website was inaccessible for less than an hour Monday due to a cyberattack against an outside server.
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Rough seas: Feds concerned that aging wine at sea may result in contamination of bottles

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 3:47pm
It seemed like a worthwhile experiment to a small winery: Submerge bottles of wine in sea water to see how they age.
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Wheat,corn,oats and soybeans higher on the CBOT; beef higher and pork lower on the CME.

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 3:45pm
Grain futures were higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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Obama pushes new efforts to attract foreign companies, calls for clearer visa provisions

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 3:23pm
President Barack Obama is announcing federal efforts to combine with states to attract more global investors to the United States.
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Maine ski lift that malfunctioned, injuring 7 people, had passed inspection last fall

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 3:00pm
A chairlift that malfunctioned over the weekend at a Maine ski resort, injuring seven people, had just minor issues that were addressed after it was inspected last fall.
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US stock indexes edge higher at start of week; Nasdaq inches toward all-time high

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 2:57pm
U.S. stock indexes edged higher in afternoon trading following a strong performance last week.
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Oil Futures Settle At a Nearly Two-week High

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 2:53pm
Oil futures climbed on Monday, with the drop in the U.S. dollar fueling another gain for the commodity despite indications from Saudi Arabia that it intends to maintain its crude-production levels.
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Staples' Stock Rallied After Analyst Boosts Rating, Price Target

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 2:51pm
Shares of Staples Inc. rallied 3.6% in afternoon trade Monday, boosted by an upgrade by UBS, which said investors are underestimating the likelihood of the company closing its acquisition of fellow office supply retailer Office Depot .
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Parents, teachers to file suit demanding California school district remove toxin-filled caulk

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 2:43pm
Parents and teachers at a California school district where celebrities including Cindy Crawford have removed their children over fears about toxic PCBs are filing a lawsuit demanding all caulk containing elevated levels of the contaminant be removed.
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Gold Futures Settle Higher For a Fourth Straight Session

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:49pm
Gold futures rose on Monday, with uncertainty surrounding Greece's debt problems and a drop in the dollar fueling a fourth straight session of price gains for the metal.
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A glance at prominent women in business leadership roles worldwide

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:43pm
Companies are trying to increase the number of women in executive positions amid evidence that it brings higher profits, surveys show.
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