| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:33 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling edged towards a two-year high against the euro on Tuesday as hedge funds and speculators sold the single currency against the dollar and pound, betting euro zone monetary policy would stay loose.
The risk of a surprise in...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:27 AM
A big jump in how much Americans pay at the gas pump pushed consumer prices up 0.3% in June, but the overall inflation trend remained steady, the Labor Department said Tuesday.
The rise in the Consumer Price Index was less than the seasonally adjusted...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:29 AM
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Annual inflation in the euro zone fell in July to its lowest since the height of the financial crisis in 2009, keeping the risk of deflation on policymakers' radar but unlikely to spur the European Central Bank into further policy...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:43 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A long-predicted dollar rally appears at last to be taking hold, with the greenback ending July with its best monthly performance in 17 months and investors positioning for the first post-crisis U.S. interest rate increase.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The Hinsdale Township High School District 86 Board of Education called on teachers Monday to promise not to go on strike during the school year.
The Hinsdale High School Teachers Association, which represents 372 teachers, counselors and social workers,...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Crude oil prices were headed to their biggest weekly gain of the year on Friday amid fear that the escalating crisis in Iraq could constrain supplies around the world.
Investors were spooked after President Obama said he is considering military action...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Americans paid more for just about everything last month, pushing inflation to its highest annual rate in more than 11/2 years and creating another potential obstacle for the economic recovery.
The 0.4% jump in the consumer price index for May, released...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Fresh fruits and vegetable prices will go up an estimated 6% in the coming months, the federal government said Wednesday, as California’s ongoing drought continues to hit price tags in grocery stores across the country.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:29 PM
A week before the July 4 holiday, a gallon of regular gasoline in the Chicago area costs an average of $4.02, according to AAA Chicago -- about a nickel less than a week ago.
In the past two weeks, gasoline prices have declined, said Patrick DeHaan, a...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:55 AM
The current teachers' contract in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 expires Monday, but contract negotiations are scheduled throughout July.
Teachers and board representatives met on June 26 and have set additional days for contract talks to...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Global food prices fell for the second consecutive month in May as the cost of dairy, cereals and vegetable oils declined, according to the United Nations’ Food & Agriculture Organization.
An index of international food prices fell 1.2% to 207.8...