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  • Dow soars 429 points after Fed makes new pledge on rates

     
    The Dow Jones industrial average surged Tuesday, ending a volatile session up nearly 430 points after the Federal Reserve pledged to keep short-term interest rates near zero for at least two more years. The blue-chip index gyrated throughout the session.....
  • Highland Park man who disappeared 32 years ago faces probation

     
    The former Chicago stockbroker who disappeared from his Highland Park home 32 years ago and was later declared dead agreed in a Las Vegas courtroom …...
  • Silence in our sky, changes our lives forever

     
    Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil. This mantra, which I use to think of as humorous, has somehow become what I wish …...
  • December 27: Author - Erika S. Olson Talks About Her Book Zero-Sum Game: The Rise of the Worlds Largest Derivatives Exchange

    December 27: Author - Erika S. Olson Talks About Her Book Zero-Sum Game: The Rise of the Worlds Largest Derivatives Exchange
    Erika Olson To purchase a copy of the book: Zero-Sum Game: The Rise of the World's Largest Derivatives Exchange In 2007, a stranger-than-fiction multibillion-dollar bidding war for the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) erupted between the Chicago...
  • Saturday, August 27, 2011

    5 - 6 a.m. The Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong 5:05 a.m.  Why would the CME Group, parent of the Chicago Board of Trade and the Mercantile Exchange, consider leaving Illinois? You will learn why when Terry Duffy, Chairman of the CME...
  • Superman movie filming in Willis Tower

    Superman movie filming in Willis Tower
    It was hard to tell what exactly "Man of Steel" director Zack Snyder filmed in downtown Chicago on Wednesday, but all signs pointed to the shoot taking place at Willis Tower. Literally. There were bright signs on the street helping guide cast and crew...
  • Nothing ventured, nothing gained for the head of the nation's largest public REIT

    Nothing ventured, nothing gained for the head of the nation's largest public REIT
    It was past 7 p.m. when Ventas Inc. CEO Debra Cafaro emerged from her last meeting. Her voice echoed in the halls of the mostly empty offices on the 48th floor of 111 S. Wacker Drive. As she spoke, the last rays of sun disappeared behind the West Loop...
  • Protesters rally in downtown Chicago

    Protesters rally in downtown Chicago
    The chants of protesters echoed through downtown Chicago this afternoon as marchers descended on theLoop to give voice to a wide cross-section of activist issues. A crowd of about 700 gathered at noon at Congress Parkway andMichigan Avenue to hear...
  • Instructors enjoy challenge of Iyengar yoga

    Instructors enjoy challenge of Iyengar yoga
    There are many different versions of yoga, an ancient physical and philosophical discipline that started in India. But to Bob Whittinghill and a number of others in the Chicago area, there is only one kind of yoga that works on all levels: Iyengar yoga,...
  • Occupy Chicago protesters march to Grant Park again

    Occupy Chicago protesters march to Grant Park again
    A day after about 175 of them were arrested for staying past Grant Park's closing time, a few hundred Occupy Chicago protesters were marching again. Just after 7 p.m., protesters who had gathered at LaSalle Street and Jackson Boulevard began marching...
  • Bails set for Greenpeace protesters

    One of eight protesters facing felony charges for climbing the smokestack of a Pilsen coal-fired plant on Tuesday was convicted four years ago of scaling the Chicago Board of Trade building to protest the destruction of the world’s rain forests,...
  • Key Loop buildings added to surveillance network

    The city Public Building Commission approved a plan today to connect three South Loop buildings to the city's extensive surveillance camera network. After chairing the commission for the first time, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said it made sense to add the...