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There's a right way and a wrong way to fail

(c) 2018, Bloomberg Opinion. I have been thinking about errors, mistakes and failures ever since I traded my first stock decades ago. Good traders expect to be wrong, but that attitude is surprisingly rare in business. That is a shame, because having a healthy outlook on failure would benefit...


Business

`Sexiest job' ignites talent wars as demand for data geeks soars

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Murray Webb had been a lackluster student more interested in sports than schoolwork while attending a small Virginia college. Then he transferred to Kennesaw State University in suburban Atlanta to pursue a master’s degree in applied statistics and landed four job offers upon...


Business

A $200 billion question: Can Tech swallow another Son mega fund?

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Ask investors from Silicon Valley to Wall Street what’s had the biggest recent impact on tech startup exits and most will answer: Masayoshi Son’s almost $100 billion Vision Fund. Now Son, the the founder and chief executive officer of SoftBank Group Corp., has a version 2.0 in...


Business

Hedge fund managers shift billions over carried interest concern

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Late last year, some hedge fund managers raced to protect their personal fortunes from being carved up by the Republican tax law. David Tepper, who runs Appaloosa Management and may soon own the Carolina Panthers, and Ross Margolies, founder of Stelliam Investment Management,...


Government

Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with a private military contractor and an adviser to Middle Eastern leaders, both of whom have since become a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller, a lawyer for President Donald Trump’s eldest son said...


State

Union rout Real Salt Lake 4-1

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CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Marcus Epps and Borek Dockal scored in the first half and the Philadelphia Union added two more in the second to beat Real Salt Lake 4-1 on Saturday night. Fabrice-Jean Picault had a 40-yard run up the left channel to set up the opening goal in the 21st minute, rounding his...


Local

Cold War vets at veterans home in Ogden honored Friday

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About 100 Utah veterans living at the George E. Wahlen Veterans Home in Ogden were given the Utah Cold War Medal Friday afternoon.


Education

Apple for the Teacher winner: Travis Mumford of Box Elder High School

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There is at least one thing Mumford doesn’t like: being in the spotlight. And the thought of being in the newspaper after being the teacher with the most votes in the Standard Examiner’s 2018 Apple for the Teacher award makes him feel uneasy.  


Local

UTA name change proposal tabled, future status uncertain

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In a statement released earlier this week, Rep. Mike Schultz, R-Hooper, and Sen. Wayne Harper, R-Taylorsville, said they’ve asked UTA to hold off on a rebranding initiative that was included in Senate Bill 136.


Lifestyle

Markle's bridal gown work of Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller

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LONDON (AP) — Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy is the master British designer behind the sleek silk boat-necked gown and long billowing veil worn by Meghan Markle as she walked down the nave of St. George’s Chapel for her wedding to Prince Harry. The clean lines of the white dress highlighted...


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