Business in East Central - Salt Lake City, UT

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July 23 (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp on Tuesday reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its 2019 profit forecast for the second time in three months, helped by increased demand for its stealth F-35 combat jets and missiles
The company's shares rose 2.1% before the opening bell
The Pentagon's No.1 weapons supplier now expects full-year profit to range between $20.85…

UTC, which makes the Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines and is on track to spin off its Otis elevator and Carrier air conditioner units, is seeking to bolster its defense offering amid rising U.S. government spending. The company last month announced a $121 billion merger of its aerospace units with weapons

The world's biggest beverage maker has been responding to changing consumer tastes by moving beyond traditional sodas and offering drinks that are lower in sugar or come in new flavors. Coca-Cola bought Britain-based Costa Coffee for $5.1 billion and recently rolled out ready-to-drink coffee in

(Bloomberg) -- Beef imports by China, the world’s top meat consumer, jumped to an all-time high in June as the spread of African swine fever throughout the country boosts demand for alternative sources of animal protein.Inbound shipments surged 61% on the year to 133,744 metric tons and were up from

(Bloomberg) -- The Trump administration is moving to end food stamp benefits for 3 million people with proposed new regulations curtailing the leeway of states to automatically enroll residents who receive welfare benefits.Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said state governments “have misused this flexibility

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. egg industry has an oversupply issue, and prices are so unprofitable that Cal-Maine, the biggest U.S. producer, posted its first net loss in six quarters.But prices may be near, if not at, their lowest. Producers are losing money, and that’s going to force farms to make adjustments

The new series will also feature appearances from past "Star Trek" alums Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis and Jeri Ryan.

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. and China are moving closer to their first face-to-face trade negotiations in months, with a meeting between tech chief executives and President Donald Trump on Monday marking another step toward easing a ban on sales to China’s Huawei Technologies Co.The White House invited many

Fruition unveiled "Alone Together," a song featured on the first in series of forthcoming 45's, and confirmed a series of headlining dates in September.

More than 3,500 households in Provo were without power on Monday afternoon, Provo Power reported in a tweet. The company said its staff were looking into the outage, and were hoping the power would be restored within two hours of their 6:08 p. m. tweet. Temperatures along the Wasatch Front were in excess of 100 degrees, approaching the record of 104 degrees.

Dave Ventrano with Lone Peak police says they received a call on July 20 from a resident in Alpine who heard a window break in the house next door. The family that lives there was out of town.

The Air Force didn't seem to take the proposed storming of Area 51 in Nevada with the same humor a Facebook post's creator said was intended. The copy-cat trend creating seeming tongue-in-cheek events to rush locations or institutions in Utah is likewise not taken seriously by local law enforcement. "This is criminal behavior; It is a serious matter," Sgt. Melody Gray with Unified Police said. She urged people not to create these groups.

Co-founding The Meters and Neville Brothers keyboardist Art Neville has died at age 81.

FAANG stocks are making a direct impact on real estate demand, says Hessam Nadji, CEO of Marcus & Millichap, buying up office space and warehouses.

Several cruise lines have canceled port stops in San Juan ahead of planned protests Monday in Puerto Rico, aimed at forcing the governor to resign.

After first telling reporters at the White House that he won't be watching the Mueller testimony at all, he later added that he might watch a little.

Invesco Vice Chairman of Investments Krishna Memani says President Trump's got a valid point and calls previous FED moves misplaced policy tightening as Wall Street prepares for the FED to cut interest rates.

Authorities say foul play is suspected in the death of an Ole Miss student whose body was found over the weekend about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from campus. News outlets report deputies patrolling near Harmontown on Saturday found the body of 21-year-old Alexandria ‘Ally’ Kostial, of St. Louis, Missouri. WREG-TV reports a Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department news release says foul play was apparently involved in the woman’s death. It’s unclear what led authorities to come to the conclusion.

Crews responded Monday afternoon to a large fire at Layton Meadows Apartments.

Assuming talks don't fall apart, the deal, valued at $1 billion or more, could be reached in the next week, according to the WSJ. Intel announced it would exit the 5G modem chip business in April, hours after Apple settled a longstanding legal dispute with Qualcomm Inc , a key supplier of iPhone

Bella Thorne revealed she identifies as pansexual in a new interview, but the concept remains unfamiliar for many.

The Utah Jazz announced that tickets for the team’s preseason home games go on sale Tuesday at 10 a.m. MT.

Tensions rise between Iran and the West as Iran claims it arrested 17 alleged U.S. spies.