| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:13 PM
The stock market staged its best rally of the year as lawmakers inched toward a deal that would temporarily stave off a government debt default.
The Dow Jones industrial average surged 323.09 points after congressional Republicans proposed increasing...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:09 AM
UBS will pay $50 million to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that the Swiss bank misled investors, the regulatory agency announced Tuesday.
UBS Securities was accused of violating securities laws while structuring and...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Japan's economic growth slowed in the second quarter, spurring debate over whether the country should raise its sales tax in order to more quickly pay down its public debt.
The country's gross domestic product grew at an annualized 2.6%, coming in at a...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:35 AM
WASHINGTON – The federal deficit has shrunk to its lowest level since 2008, when President Obama won election at the start of the Great Recession, and is on track to decline even more thanks to an improving economy, higher taxes on the wealthy and...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:32 PM
UPDATE: From Thursday's editorial: Last year, CPS officials drained the district's reserves to what they said was zero and warned of a budget bomb that would go off, well, right about now. On Wednesday, CPS officials released their fiscal 2014......
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:20 AM
This question and answer about the Village Entrance project was compiled by city staff and approved by City Manager John Pietig.
Is there contaminated soil at the Village Entrance site and, if so, how would this affect the project?
As with virtually any...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:25 PM
A broad-based group of opponents to the proposed Village Entrance project declared war this week.
The opening salvo is the website http://www.letlagunavote.com which came on line Wednesday, created by the opponents who have been quietly meeting to...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Partisan gridlock prevented the Regional Transportation Authority board Wednesday from carrying out its routine annual responsibility to set estimates of funding levels for the CTA, Metra and Pace to plan their budgets for next year.
The move to...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:18 PM
We who live in the Bluebird Park neighborhood enjoy the summer concerts. We do not enjoy having our bushes and landscaping parked on by fellow attendees.
We enjoy even less the aggressive, uncooperative responses when this is brought to the attention...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Old Dominion doesn’t have an estimated cost or move-in date for a proposed waterfront football stadium, but athletic director Wood Selig considers the project “absolutely critical” to the program’s future and described initial...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 12:01 PM
Concerns raised over how the CTA will pay off debt service on up to $1 billion in bonds delayed approval on Wednesday of the RTA 2013 budget for the CTA, Metra and Pace.
The issue arose at the last minute over language in the CTA's five-year capital...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:02 PM
After the largest tax increase in Connecticut state history, a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds Friday as the state is teeter-tottering toward a deficit in the current fiscal year.
The Moody's Investors Service rating agency...