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Ogden newspaper to be sold to a family newspaper company

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Ogden Newspapers will acquire the Standard-Examiner and standard.net website, as well as the...

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Asian shares advance as US bond yields push dollar higher

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TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday as a surge in U.S. bond yields pushed the value of the dollar higher against other major currencies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.7 percent in morning trading to 22,236.53, helped by the weaker yen. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200...


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Ogden newspaper to be sold to a family newspaper company

Standard Examiner entrance

Ogden Newspapers will acquire the Standard-Examiner and standard.net website, as well as the newspaper’s office complex, state-of-the-art printing plant and related real estate at Business Depot Ogden from the Sandusky Newspaper Group, which has owned the Standard-Examiner since 1993.


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Google parent Alphabet's profits bounce to an all-time high

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Google, which dominates online advertising, continues to thrive amid escalating threats of regulation in Washington and a wider backlash against Silicon Valley and widespread data collection. In the first quarter, Google parent company Alphabet’s net income grew by 73...


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What does the yield on the 10-year Treasury mean to you?

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The 10-year U.S. Treasury note is one of the most closely watched financial measures in the world. It’s hallowed status is up there with the U.S. dollar, the price of gold and the price of oil. Many view it as a proxy for longer-term growth and inflation expectations...


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Financial Markets Glance

Dow Jones Industrials High: 24,536.89 Low: 24,328.54 Close: 24,448.69 Change: —14.25 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2670.29 +0.15 NYSE Index: 12,610.77 +3.62 Nasdaq Composite Index: 7128.60 —17.53 NYSE Amer Composite: 2588.14 +5.72 Russell 2000 Index: 1562.12 —2.00 Wilshire 5000 TotalMkt:...


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Netflix selling $1.9 billion in junk debt to fund more shows

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Netflix is tapping the junk-bond market again to help finance its next wave of shows. The world’s largest online television network is selling $1.9 billion of senior bonds in its largest-ever dollar-denominated offering. That’s up from a planned $1.5 billion, according to a...


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Alphabet sales growth tops forecasts; spending surges

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Google’s digital advertising business generated robust growth in the first quarter while spending surged. Parent Alphabet Inc. reported first-quarter sales of $24.9 billion, excluding payments to partners that distribute Google services and ads. Analysts expected $24.3 billion,...


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Stocks end mixed as tech slumps; dollar rallies

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. U.S. stocks ended mixed, with a slump in shares of technology companies weighing on major indexes. The dollar rallied to its highest level in more than three months as the prospect of yields on benchmark U.S. Treasuries reaching 3 percent reignites demand. The fluctuations in...


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Amazon is reportedly building a home robot. An expert explains how close we are to 'The

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Robots are already being used to build cars, perform surgeries and look after the elderly, but domestic robots may be coming to a home near you faster than you imagined. That’s because Amazon has set in motion a “top-secret” plan to build a robot for the home,...


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How to avoid a retirement savings disaster

(c) 2018, Bloomberg View. The $140 billion drop in the value of General Electric’s stock price during the past year gets the full human interest treatment in the Wall Street Journal. I don’t want to minimize the deep individual suffering of those who had their retirement savings tied up in GE’s...


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