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Heineken sees growth in emerging markets in 2014

02/12/2014 12:52am
Heineken NV says it expects higher sales volumes in 2014 as growth in emerging markets outweighs falling consumption in Europe. It also plans "modest" price hikes.

Imerys buying Amcol Int'l for about $1.33 billion

02/12/2014 4:48am
France's Imerys is buying fellow minerals producer Amcol International Corp. for approximately $1.33 billion.

Toyota recalls 1.9M Prius cars for software glitch

02/12/2014 5:11am
Toyota said Wednesday it is recalling 1.9 million hybrid Prius cars globally for a software glitch that could cause the vehicle to stall.

Deere sees farm slowdown; projects sales decline

02/12/2014 9:08am
Deere & Co. said its first-quarter net income rose almost 5 percent, but it projected a slowdown in sales of farm equipment this year.

Lexus tops 2014 vehicle dependability list

02/12/2014 10:03am
The race to increase vehicle fuel economy is taking a toll on quality.

Barbie to feature in this year's SI Swimsuit issue

02/12/2014 12:20pm
After 50 years of debate over her unattainably perfect figure, Barbie now is unapologetic about her tiny waist and endless legs.

Senators question FDA over hydrocodone painkiller

02/12/2014 12:50pm
Three U.S. senators are raising concerns about the Food and Drug Administration's approval of a powerful painkiller called Zohydro, which experts say could add to the national epidemic of prescription drug abuse.

Dr Pepper's latest gambit: 60 calories a can

02/12/2014 1:38pm
Americans are cutting back on both regular soda and diet soda. So Dr Pepper is testing something in between, with natural sweeteners.

How the decline in stocks could help your 401(k)

02/12/2014 3:06pm
This year's stock market decline has left investors uneasy.

Oreo maker Mondelez sees cookie troubles in China

02/12/2014 3:06pm
Mondelez reported a fourth-quarter profit Wednesday that fell short of Wall Street expectations as the Oreo maker struggled with cookie sales in China.

US budget deficit totals $10.4 billion in January

02/12/2014 3:33pm
The U.S. government's deficit through the first four months of this budget year is down 36.6 percent from a year ago, signaling further improvement in the nation's finances.

Buffett's firm may buy part of Graham Holdings

02/12/2014 3:38pm
Warren Buffett's company is considering trading its 1.7 million shares of Graham Holdings Co. for sole ownership of part of the company that was created when the Graham family sold the Washington Post.

Man charged in ex-reporter's killing on trial

02/12/2014 4:02pm
A man charged with first-degree murder in the death of former Pensacola newspaper reporter wiped tears from his eyes and told a jury on Wednesday that he did not kill the man.

Whole Foods' shares fall on outlook, 1Q results

02/12/2014 4:10pm
Shares of Whole Foods Market Inc. dropped in after-hours trading Wednesday after the grocery chain reported that its fiscal first-quarter profit and revenue fell below analysts' forecasts. The Austin, Texas-based grocery chain, known for its organic and natural food offerings, also lowered its earnings projections for the year for the second time in months. It also pared down its full-year revenue guidance to the lower end of its expected range.

Verizon shake-up to affect about 3,000 workers

02/12/2014 4:57pm
About 3,000 Verizon Wireless workers will have to transfer to different offices or find new jobs as part of a shake-up that will close five of the company's customer call centers.

CBS 4Q earnings, revenue beat on TV show sales

02/12/2014 5:56pm
CBS Corp. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings and revenue growth that beat Wall Street expectations, posting flat advertising revenue but growth in content licensing thanks to the sale of shows such as "Hawaii Five-O" for domestic reruns.

Businesses, city governments doing their part to fight dirty air

02/12/2014 9:41pm
The air quality Tuesday was good, but Utahns across the Wasatch Front have experienced those murky skies in the last few weeks. The state's bad air is certainly top of mind right now, and some companies and city governments are making some changes.

Lenders repossessed fewer US homes in January

02/12/2014 10:02pm
Lenders repossessed fewer U.S. homes in January, bringing the number of completed foreclosures down to the lowest level in more than six years.