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Edge Archery, new shooting range and pro shop, opens in Ogden

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Edge Archery fills a void for archery enthusiasts with a new pro shop and shooting range in Ogden.

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Edge Archery, new shooting range and pro shop, opens in Ogden

SW 011917 Edge Archery 02

Edge Archery fills a void for archery enthusiasts with a new pro shop and shooting range in Ogden.


Business

Gold futures jump to two-month high as dollar sags; copper rises

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Gold futures rose to the highest since November as protectionist signals from President Donald Trump’s administration unsettled financial markets and weakened the dollar, spurring demand for the metal as a haven. Copper and other industrial metals also climbed. Bullion posted a...


Business

Treasuries surge, extending post-inauguration gains

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Treasuries rose, extending last week’s response to the protectionist tone of President Donald Trump’s inaugural speech. Treasuries rose after Trump vowed “a very major border tax” on imports in a meeting with business leaders, after an earlier comment that taxes will be cut...


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US stocks, dollar retreat as Trump targets trade

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. U.S. stocks fell with the dollar while Treasuries gained as the Trump administration targeted reworking America’s trade relationships as investors await further details on the new president’s plans to boost government spending. Energy and industrial shares led the S&P 500 index...


National

Federal judge swats Aetna-Humana insurer combo

Aetna-Humana Rejected

A federal judge has rejected health insurer Aetna’s bid to buy rival Humana on grounds that the deal would hurt competition in hundreds of Medicare Advantage markets, ultimately affecting the price consumers pay for coverage. U.S. District Judge John Bates said in an opinion filed Monday that...


Business

Trump can do plenty on his own to unravel Obama health law

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump can do plenty on his own to unravel the Obama health care law, but some of those actions would create disruptions that undermine his administration’s early promises. Other less sweeping steps could open the way for big changes, but might not get as much...


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Financial Markets Glance

Dow Jones Industrials High: 19,833.98 Low: 19,732.36 Close: 19,799.85 Change: —27.40 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2265.20 —6.11 NYSE Index: 11,170.63 —22.16 Nasdaq Composite Index: 5552.94 —2.39 NYSE MKT Composite: 2377.15 +17.73 Russell 2000 Index: 1347.84 —4.01 Wilshire 5000 TotalMkt:...


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US stock indexes close slightly lower; oil prices slide

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Energy companies led U.S. stock indexes slightly lower Monday as the price of crude oil fell. Real estate, phone companies and other high-dividend stocks did better than the rest of the market as bond yields headed lower, making those sectors more appealing to investors seeking income. Investors...


National

Lawsuit: Trump business ties violate Constitution

Trump-Lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — To fight what it called a “grave threat” to the country, a watchdog group on Monday filed a lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by allowing his business to accept payments from foreign governments. The lawsuit claims that Trump is violating a...


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Analysis: What the U.S. can learn from India's move toward a cashless society

Special To The Washington Post. Silicon Valley fancies itself the global leader in innovation. Its leaders hype technologies such as bitcoin and blockchain, which some claim are the greatest inventions since the Internet. They are so complex that only a few mathematicians can understand them, and...


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