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  • Chicago should mourn the deaths of its children

    On Saturday we took the two older grandchildren to the craft fair at their local grade school, then to some small shops to get gifts for their mom and dad. Then we met Mom and Dad for lunch at a local place. All on foot. All in the neighborhood. All good....
  • China buyers in deals for more than 1 million tonnes of U.S. soy

    Chinese buyers signed nine contracts for a total of more than 1 million tonnes (1.1 million tons) of U.S. soybeans at a ceremony in Chicago on Tuesday. The purchases are for delivery to China, the world's top soy importer, in calendar year 2015, said a...
  • Michael Mann's Upcoming Cyber Thriller 'Blackhat' is Frighteningly Timely

    Michael Mann's upcoming movie "Blackhat" has been largely overshadowed by intense media attention focused on the Christmas release of the assassination comedy "The Interview," linnked to the disastrous computer hack perpetrated on Sony Pictures. But...
  • U.S. bond futures, ETF volume jumps, boosts prices

    A mid-afternoon flurry of buying in long-dated U.S. Treasury futures and exchange-traded funds pushed prices to session highs on Tuesday. The purchases were part of a broad U.S. bond market rally in the wake of record low 10-year yields across Europe and...
  • Aldermen turn up heat on CPS' bond deals; public jeers school board chief

    Aldermen turn up heat on CPS' bond deals; public jeers school board chief
    The Chicago City Council’s Education and Child Development Committee will hold a hearing to examine Chicago Public Schools’ borrowing practices, committee chair Ald. Latasha Thomas said Wednesday. Eight aldermen signed a resolution calling...
  • Ron Shellady, trader and farmer, dies at 73

     Ron Shellady, trader and farmer, dies at 73
    For years, Ron Shellady divided his time between his work as a commodities trader and broker in Chicago and staying on top of a farm he owned and operated just outside Galena. Both worlds appealed to the Iowa native, who, although he didn't grow up on a...
  • Loyola University student reported missing is found safe

    Loyola University student reported missing is found safe
    A Loyola University Chicago student who had been missing for more than a week has been found safe, campus police said Tuesday. Chan Williams, 20, entered the Chicago Board of Trade building at 141 W. Jackson Blvd. around 8 p.m. Nov. and had not been...
  • JLL ranked 7th on Tribune's 2014 Top Workplaces

     JLL ranked 7th on Tribune's 2014 Top Workplaces
    When a company that manages 3 billion square feet of real estate decides to make over its headquarters, it's only natural to expect some angst about which workplace trends to follow — let alone set. Such is the physician-heal-thyself task...
  • Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public Schools

    Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public Schools
    Fresh from the world of high-stakes trading, David Vitale arrived at Chicago Public Schools a decade ago with a plan to transform the way it borrowed money. With the district thirsty for cheap cash, plain old municipal bonds weren't good enough anymore,...
  • Rauner still has to deal with Speaker Madigan

    Rauner still has to deal with Speaker Madigan
    Even before Bruce Rauner declared victory in the race for governor Tuesday night, he understood the most important thing: He'll have to deal with the little guy who runs things. Boss Madigan. He's controlled Illinois for decade after decade after...
  • Charles Tyrwhitt founder offers business lessons

    Charles Tyrwhitt founder offers business lessons
    A blink-and-you'll-miss-it menswear shop in the heart of Chicago's financial district belies a retail growth story that its U.K.-based founder hopes offers lessons to other entrepreneurs. Charles Tyrwhitt at 208 S. LaSalle St., which opened in January,...