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Consumer Confidence

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  • School spending, performance questioned at Park Ridge candidate forum

    School spending and student performance were topics criticized by some candidates running for local office during a public forum hosted by the Republican Women of Park Ridge. Twenty candidates running for school boards, the park district and seats on the...
  • Horizon Cheddar Sandwich Crackers recalled for undeclared allergen

    Horizon Cheddar Sandwich Crackers recalled for undeclared allergen
    WhiteWave Foods is voluntarily recalling 7.5 oz packages of Horizon Cheddar Sandwich Crackers because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life- threatening allergic...
  • Business events scheduled for the coming week

    All times are Eastern. MO WASHINGTON —National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for January, 10 a.m. BERLIN — Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indicator for Europe's biggest...
  • AP National News Calendar

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of Feb. 22-28. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note....
  • Business events scheduled for Thursday

    Major business and economic events scheduled for Thursday: All times are Eastern WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m. WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases durable goods for January, 8:30 a.m....
  • International travelers to the U.S. spent a record $222 billion in 2014

    International travelers to the U.S. spent a record $222 billion in 2014
    Neither epic ice storms, Ebola outbreaks nor rising air fares slowed travel to the U.S. last year, as international visitors spent a record $222 billion while in the country, according to a new federal estimate. Spending by international visitors to the...
  • D34 operating budget balanced through '18: committee

    A citizens advisory committee for Glenview School District 34 predicts a nearly balanced operating budget for the district through 2018. Beyond then, the committee projected deficit spending in 2019-20, prompted by a low consumer price index for levy...
  • US consumer confidence slides after big January gain

    U.S. consumers are feeling a bit less confident this month, but their spirits are still at the highest levels since before the Great Recession. The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index dropped this month to 96.4 from a...
  • Slight gains push stocks to record highs

    Slight gains push stocks to record highs
    The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index delivered new highs Tuesday, beating marks they set last week. The Nasdaq composite also built on its gains for the year, finishing higher for the 10th day in a row. The latest...
  • Mercury Marine CEO John Pfeifer guides outboard engine maker into growth phase

    MILWAUKEE John Pfeifer is president of Mercury Marine Inc., a marine-engine manufacturer that employs about 5,000 people worldwide and has created more than 1,500 jobs in Wisconsin since 2009. Mercury is a division of Brunswick Corp., the nation's largest...
  • Chicago home price index shows slowing recovery

    Chicago home price index shows slowing recovery
    Home price appreciation in the Chicago area and across much of the country continued to lose steam in December, adding to concerns about a faltering housing market as a new sales season gets underway. The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index, released...