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  • TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS, For release 01/21/15

    ((NOTICE: For retransmission or other content delivery inquiries, please contact TCA Customer Service, 1-800-346-8798, tcacustomerservice@tribune.com.) TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS Tax-free money funds with assets of $100 million or more that are...
  • Stocks turn lower following weaker earnings at Johnson& Johnson and declines in energy shares

    The U.S. stock market is down at midday, hit by a combination of lower earnings at Johnson & Johnson, slipping confidence among homebuilders and falling shares at energy companies. The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped 12 points, 0.7 percent, to 2,...
  • US stocks notch small gains as technology companies rally late in day

    The U.S. stock market is ending higher, helped by gains in technology companies and airlines. The Standard & Poor's 500 index edged up three points, 0.2 percent, to close at 2,022 Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average added three points to 17,515....
  • Clinton talks to be hosted by foreign bank often investigated by US

    WASHINGTON Hillary Clinton, the presumed frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination, will give a pair of speeches Wednesday in Canada hosted by a major bank that has been the subject of several investigations into wrongdoing over the past...
  • Quinn's action will cause financial crisis

    Former Gov. Pat Quinn’s last-minute executive order that raises the minimum wage of all employees of companies that contract with the state will have a devastating impact on nonprofit community agencies serving people with disabilities. While we...
  • Oil swings higher, lifting energy companies and stock market at end of turbulent week

    A surge in oil and gas companies pulled the stock market out of a five-day slump on Friday, as the price of crude swung higher. Oil prices jumped after the International Energy Agency predicted drillers would cut production this year. Exxon Mobil,...
  • Paolo Virzi steps out of comedic comfort zone in 'Human Capital'

    Paolo Virzi steps out of comedic comfort zone in 'Human Capital'
    Italian filmmaker Paolo Virzì has long been considered one of the heirs of the Commedia all'italiana style of film comedy made famous by such directors as Dino Risi, Mario Monicelli and Ettore Scola. But Virzì noted that his films are much more than...
  • Price of crude oil slumps, bringing down the energy sector and the rest of the market, too

    The energy sector is leading a steep decline in U.S. stocks as the price of oil slumps again. The euro also sank to a nine-year low Monday as traders worried about whether Greece will stay in Europe's currency union. The Dow Jones industrial average...
  • Asian stock markets rise after Wall Street bounces back, oil stabilizes

    Asian stocks extended gains Friday after other global markets bounced back from a rocky start to the year and oil prices stabilized after dramatic plunges. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 stock average rose 0.5 percent to 17,255.33 and South Korea's...
  • Oil swings higher, lifting energy companies and stock market

    Energy companies are fueling a rally that snapped a five-day losing streak for the stock market. The surge in energy shares Friday followed a sharp rise in oil prices. The International Energy Agency predicted drillers would reduce production this year...
  • US stocks climb in early trading

    The U.S. stock market is rising at the open as energy shares climb along with oil prices. Those gains are tempered by turbulence in global currency markets after the Swiss National Bank's surprising move to stop keeping its currency artificially cheap....