| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:23 AM
CME Group Inc., the world's largest futures market operator, on Thursday reported lower-than-expected second-quarter earnings due to weak trading volumes. CME Group Inc., the world's largest futures market operator, reported lower-than-expected second-...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Did you know there is a Northwestern University in Qatar? A University of Chicago in Singapore? A National-Louis University in Poland?
American universities are exporting themselves to the world, and these Chicago schools are on the leading edge of...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:29 AM
CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, will buy derivatives broker GFI Group Inc to expand its reach in the European energy and global foreign exchange markets, CME said on Wednesday. CME, owner of the Chicago Board of Trade and...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Metro Chicago lags behind many counterparts nationwide in the recovery of its manufacturing sector as well as the exports it fuels, a serious deficit as the city reaches for a bigger share of global economic activity.
While the 14-county tri-state...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 10:54 AM
WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund on Thursday chopped its 2014 forecast for global economic growth to take into account weakness early in the year in the United States and China, the world's two biggest economies.
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Six months after joining Fandor, independent producing stalwart Ted Hope has launched an ambitious expansion of the online service -- with the goal of aiding filmmakers, audiences and festivals.
The company is announcing a pair of initiatives: the Fandor...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The best state in the nation for innovation and entrepreneurship three years in a row is Maryland. This is according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (hardly a mouthpiece for the Maryland Democratic Party), which also ranks Maryland No. 1 for STEM...
| Apr 18, 2014
A warehouse built by onetime Chicago merchant Montgomery Ward & Co. is now home to the sleekly chic U.S. headquarters of an imported corporate citizen: Britain-based vacuum cleaner-maker Dyson.
The company that made an everyday household appliance hot...
| May 9, 2014
SunRail is now speeding riders to various destinations around Central Florida. Several stops offer dining opportunities without the stress of parking a car. Just like the free Lymmo bus that circles downtown Orlando, dining along the rails takes some...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:57 PM
The Anne Arundel County school board adopted a $1.02 billion operating budget last week for the next fiscal year that includes funding for employee pay increases and the money to open a new contract school.
But the panel criticized county government...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:03 AM
A massive car bomb exploded Friday in a government-controlled village in central Syria, killing at least 34 people and wounding dozens more, Syrian state media reported.
The blast was the latest in a series of bombings apparently targeting zones in...