Business

Many converged at Convergys, now closing its Ogden call center

Ogden's longtime call center will soon shut down

A March 21 email from Convergys Corporate Communications Director Ed Loyd said that up to 209...

Government

Trump to unravel Obama's anti-global warming projects

Trump Climate Plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order Tuesday aimed at moving forward on his campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama’s plan to curb global warming. The order seeks to suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an...


Business

Uber report shows diversity deficit in leadership, engineering

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. After an onslaught of sexual discrimination claims and other scandals, Uber Technologies Inc. released its first diversity report on Tuesday. The data show the San Francisco-based ride-hailing company trails peers in terms of women in leadership or technical roles. Women...


Business

Many converged at Convergys, now closing its Ogden call center

Ogden's longtime call center will soon shut down

A March 21 email from Convergys Corporate Communications Director Ed Loyd said that up to 209 workers could be affected by the Ogden closure. The company is consolidating its Utah call centers; Salt Lake City and Logan will continue to operate.


Business

Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to curb global warming

Trump Climate Plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving forward with a campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama’s sweeping plan to curb global warming, President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an effort to boost...


Business

Asian markets mostly higher after Wall Street sinks

APTOPIX Financial Markets Wall Street-5

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Tuesday after Wall Street sank on worries the Trump administration might not do as much for businesses as once thought. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 gained 1 percent to 19,175.48 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng advanced 0.5 percent to 24,308.32. The Shanghai...


National

Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

Oil Pipeline

The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it’s preparing to put the pipeline into service. Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement in a brief court filing with the U.S....


Business

Russian maker of AK-47s banks on Asia to join defense elite


Business

Fannie-Freddie fix is focus of senators' push across party lines

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. In a bitterly partisan Congress, two senators are making a rare push across party lines to solve a persistent riddle with huge implications for the U.S. housing market: What to do with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? Aides to Tennessee Republican Bob Corker and Virginia Democrat...


Business

As China looms, India set to pledge billions to Bangladesh

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. India is likely to give Bangladesh a credit line of at least $3.5 billion for infrastructure projects during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s state visit in April, as Beijing and New Delhi jostle for geopolitical influence in South Asia. The credit line, which would be India’s...


Business

Pratt to supply spare engines as turbofan glitches persist

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Pratt & Whitney plans to reserve roughly 13 percent of this year’s production of its geared turbofan engines to replace faulty units as the manufacturer rushes to deal with a series of glitches. As many as 42 Pratt engines, which propel Airbus Group SE’s A320neo jets, had to be...


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