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  • Mural helps put riverfront high-rise on the map

     Mural helps put riverfront high-rise on the map
    How do you put your building on the map? You put a map on the building, of course. A really big map. That's what you see at the once-forgettable 300 S. Wacker Drive office building, where a mega-mural map covers a formerly blank concrete wall along...
  • Grain mostly lower, livestock higher

    Grain futures were mostly lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery were off 10 cents to $4.96 a bushel; May corn fell 1.50 cents to 3.8950 a bushel; May oats were 1 cent higher at $2.8475 a bushel; while May soybeans declined...
  • Water Tower unit once owned by former CBOT chairman is sold

     Water Tower unit once owned by former CBOT chairman is sold
    A 52nd-floor condominium in Water Tower Place that former CBOT Chairman Patrick Arbor had once owned was sold by his son last month for $1.05 million. A three-bedroom, 52nd-floor condominium in Water Tower Place that former CBOT Chairman Patrick Arbor...
  • Grain mostly higher, livestock lower

    Grain futures were mostly higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery were up 6 cents to $5.06 a bushel; March corn rose 3 cents to 3.91 a bushel; March oats were 5.75 cents higher at $2.8375 a bushel; while March soybeans lost...
  • Entertainment venues hope for strike in Streeterville

    Entertainment venues hope for strike in Streeterville
    The latest example of bowling's evolution is taking shape not on a lane, but on Illinois Street in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood. On one block, Lucky Strike Entertainment is undertaking an expansion of almost 20,000 square feet that will add what...
  • Illinois man who took electronic trade secrets avoids prison

    A former software engineer from suburban Chicago who pleaded guilty in 2012 to stealing source code from a U.S. electronic trading company for a project in China isn't going to prison. Chunlai Yang of Libertyville was sentenced Tuesday to four years of...
  • Brookfield Zoo animal spotlight: snow leopards

    Brookfield Zoo animal spotlight: snow leopards
    Pioneer Press features one (or more) of Brookfield Zoo’s animals each month with some background information about the animal, its species, its family and its connection to the zoo. This month is the snow leopard, which lives in The Fragile...
  • Pimco fires fund manager after exchange fines him for improper trades

    Pimco fires fund manager after exchange fines him for improper trades
    Pacific Investment Management Co. said it dismissed the money manager of two small funds after he was fined by a self-regulatory body for making improper trades. Rahul Seksaria, who ran two Pimco funds that offered inflation-protection strategies,...
  • Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day

    Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day
    Several hundred people marched Monday in Chicago to voice concern over police brutality and racial profiling in the U.S. The march, which followed a 4-mile route that wound from River North to the Chicago Board of Trade, was one of several that took place...
  • Nostalgia, but little outcry, over CME decision to close futures pits

     Nostalgia, but little outcry, over CME decision to close futures pits
    The CME Group's announcement late Wednesday afternoon to close most of its futures trading pits in Chicago and New York evoked a wave of nostalgia. Paul R.T. Johnson Jr., a former director at the Chicago Board of Trade, spoke fondly of the days when the...
  • CME Group to close most floor-based trading in Chicago, New York

    CME Group to close most floor-based trading in Chicago, New York
    The CME Group announced Wednesday it will close most of its futures trading pits in Chicago and New York by early July. The decision comes as open outcry futures have dwindled to 1 percent of the company’s total futures volume, supplanted by...