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  • Former ITW CEO lists Lake Forest mansion for nearly $7 million

    Former ITW CEO lists Lake Forest mansion for nearly $7 million
    Retired Illinois Tool Works chairman and Chief Executive W. James Farrell on Monday listed his seven-bedroom, 12,320-square-foot mansion in Lake Forest for almost $7 million.
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: March existing home sales, FHFA home price index for February, Redbook and ICSC-Goldman Sachs retail indexes for period ending April 19 Local earnings: Discover Financial Services, Equity LIfeStyle Properties Inc., First Busey Corp., First...

    ITW beats expectations, raises outlook for the year

    ITW beats expectations, raises outlook for the year
    Illinois Tool Works Inc. posted better-than-expected results on Tuesday, and raised its full-year earnings forecast, citing strong sales of components to the auto industry. The Glenview-based diversified manufacturer, which makes everything from vehicle...

    Illinois Tool Works revenue helped by auto, food equipment

    Illinois Tool Works revenue helped by auto, food equipment
    Glenview-based Illinois Tool Works Inc. said its fourth-quarter earnings tumbled in comparison to the year-ago period that contained a huge business sale gain, but the results still topped Wall Street expectations. Net income in the quarter ended Dec....

    When Companies Buy Their Own Shares, Should You?

    Companies that find themselves flush with cash have been buying back their shares in 2011. Not the least of this group is Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. Technology, drug and railroad companies are also repurchasing in large quantities because...