Elvis Week hits stride amid buyout talks

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Elvis Presley is in play.CKx Inc., owner of the “American Idol” television program and 85 percent of Elvis Presley Enterprises, is mulling at least two offers to buy the company....

DATE: Aug. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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Bart’s New York Deli has a new locationBart’s New York Deli announces its new location at 1220 Carbon Junction Road, formerly the location of Chicago Nicks.The business is owned by Bart Rabkin, who...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Website sponsors gambling on grades

LAS VEGAS – Think you’re going to ace freshman year? Want to put money on that?A website called Ultrinsic is taking wagers on grades from students at 36 colleges nationwide starting this month.Just...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Utah cookie bakery finds Doughboy packs a punch

MINNEAPOLIS – A tiny Salt Lake City cookie bakery has discovered the giggly Pillsbury Doughboy can pack quite a punch.Tami Cromar, owner of My Dough Girl, agreed to find a new name for her...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Fed takes small steps to recovery

WASHINGTON – More worried about the strength of the economic recovery, the Federal Reserve took a small step Tuesday to give it a boost.Wrapping up a one-day meeting, the Fed said it will use the...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks cut losses on Fed’s economic stimulus plans

NEW YORK – The stock market had a half-hearted comeback Tuesday after the Federal Reserve announced it would take small steps to stimulate the economy.The Dow Jones industrial average, down about...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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Real estate agent returns to PrudentialPrudential Triple S Realty welcomes back Pat Canning. During the last 11 years, Canning has been honored eight times with a national award as one of the top...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks rise as investors await decisions from Fed’s meeting

NEW YORK – Investors are getting optimistic that the Federal Reserve will restart some of its economic stimulus programs.Stocks closed moderately higher Monday, a sign that many investors expect...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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Health screenings at Nature’s OasisVertical Family Chiropractic will offer free health screenings from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 20 at Nature’s Oasis, 1123 South...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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Chiropractic clinic opens in IgnacioTom Garcia announces the opening of his chiropractic clinic at 640 Goddard Ave. in Ignacio.Garcia is a graduate of Parker College of Chiropractic. He has been...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

As BP plugs well, other spill cos. see a rebound

DENVER – With BP at a turning point in the Gulf oil spill, other companies with a role in the crisis are seeing their fortunes improve, even as they wait to see how the legal and financial costs...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates hit low of 4.49%

WASHINGTON – Mortgage rates dropped to the lowest level in decades for the sixth time in seven weeks, offering the most attractive opportunity for those who qualify to refinance or purchase a...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business