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  • Citi posts higher income as troubled assets perform better

    (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly income as losses on troubled assets narrowed, but revenue declined in many of its major businesses and operating expenses remained stubbornly high. The biggest boon to Citigroup's first-...
  • JPMorgan on profit drop: Be relieved we aren't taking big risks

    (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co executives had a clear message for shareholders after reporting declining first-quarter earnings: don't worry, be happy that the bank isn't chasing short-term gains by making irrational lending decisions. The first quarter...
  • Peterson Road project expected to bring – but eventually relieve – traffic

    Peterson Road project expected to bring – but eventually relieve – traffic
    Lake County residents attending an open house on the Peterson Road widening project recently said that while the construction along the route may snarl traffic while it's happening, the project itself is long overdue. Round Lake resident Gail Blackstone...
  • Homer Glen commission divided on 'feather' banners

    Homer Glen commission divided on 'feather' banners
    A Plan Commission vote on whether to recommend that "feather banners" be made legal for businesses in Homer Glen resulted in a tie vote. "I think it's distracting (to drivers)," said Plan Commission member Joseph Maska at the panel's April 7 meeting....
  • Executive Profile: Victor F. Ciardelli III

     Executive Profile: Victor F. Ciardelli III
    The billboard seen by thousands of motorists on the Stevenson Expressway speaks volumes about Victor F. Ciardelli III's ambition as founder, president and CEO of Guaranteed Rate Inc. It doesn't advertise mortgage rates, although company billboards...
  • The peril of a plastic bag ban

    The peril of a plastic bag ban
    Chicago Ald. Proco "Joe" Moreno, 1st, makes a compelling argument that the city has a problem with plastic grocery bags. Look in the trees. Look at the street curbs. Bags waft through this city. But look around again. You won't see a Dominick's...
  • Too many ridiculous lawsuits

    Who can forget the infamous McDonald's coffee lawsuit where trial lawyers took advantage of the court system for a big pay day? I'm reminded of it every day when I read about ridiculous lawsuits in the news. Florida isn't immune. South Florida's personal...
  • Business profile: Sheridan Road Gallery

    Business profile: Sheridan Road Gallery
    Name: Diane L. Nelson Name of business: Sheridan Road Gallery Describe what you sell: Original paintings, fine art prints, and commissions on canvas for homes and offices. What sets you apart from similar businesses? Most fine art galleries...
  • Anti-business as usual [Commentary]

    Anti-business as usual  [Commentary]
    Few things surprise me anymore, especially when it comes to our leaders in Annapolis. Still, the brazenness demonstrated this legislative session by politicians seeking to recast themselves as "pro-business" after years of supporting anti-business...
  • Hampton Roads Chamber announces small business finalists

    Hampton Roads Chamber announces small business finalists
    Every year, the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce chooses a "Small Business of the Year" from various city-level winners. Check out the city winners and "Top 10 to Watch." The city winners are: Chesapeake: R D Lambert & Son Norfolk: Grow Peninsula:...
  • Tribune Publishing to take on $325 million in debt

    Tribune Publishing to take on $325 million in debt
    Tribune Publishing, the newspaper division of Chicago-based Tribune Co., will carry at least $325 million of debt when it spins off as a standalone company, according to a filing Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. That bulk of that...