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  • A eulogy for Chicago's trading pits

    A eulogy for Chicago's trading pits
    If the CME Group were to hold a funeral for open-outcry trading, Margery Teller should deliver its eulogy. A legendary trader, she earned the nickname "Large Marge" for taking enormous positions in the eurodollar pit in the early 2000s. Her remarks below are adapted from emails and phone interviews with Tribune business columnist Melissa Harris after CME announced Wednesday it would close most of its futures trading pits in Chicago and New York.
  • UberX marks the spot

    UberX marks the spot
    I had just suffered through a string of cologne-filled taxi rides, odors so strong I got nauseated. But I needed to get from Roscoe Village to Hyde Park fast. Cabs rarely drive down my leafy, residential street, and the nearest taxi on my Uber app was...

    A day with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker

    A day with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker
    Penny Pritzker could have just walked by. But she didn't. U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell — her boss' archrival, the Kentucky Republican who will assume control of the U.S. Senate in January — was sitting there, behind a newspaper, waiting,...

    You are not as smart as you think you are

    This year, I enrolled in the University of Chicago's executive MBA program. Every now and again, I plan to recommend books, research and ideas I've come across in school. "Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes" By Gary Belsky and Thomas Gilovich,...

    Groupon's Leonsis sits with Trib's Melissa Harris

    Groupon's Leonsis sits with Trib's Melissa Harris
    Ted Leonsis, the former senior AOL executive-turned-sports-team-owner/tech investor/dabbler in whatever interests him, sat down with his coffee Wednesday in the Argo Tea on the first floor of Tribune Tower and told me the building is haunted. Oh no, not...