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  • Still In The Red, FuelCell Energy Widens Its Margins

    FuelCell Energy advanced a short distance in its march toward profitability during the first quarter of the year, the company said after financial markets closed Tuesday, reporting thinned losses in line with analyst expectations. Sales were lower than...
  • Suburbs withdraw from municipal investment pool after loss

     Suburbs withdraw from municipal investment pool after loss
    An unexpected loss in a conservative, $2 billion municipal investment pool has led dozens of suburban villages, schools and libraries to take their tax dollars elsewhere. Local governments from Carol Stream to Highland Park have pulled millions of...
  • Apple Inc. finally joins ranks of the Dow's elite 30 stocks

    Apple Inc. finally joins ranks of the Dow's elite 30 stocks
    Apple Inc., the world's most valuable company, finally will take its place as a member of the elite 30 stocks in the Dow Jones industrial average, starting after trading closes March 18. The Cupertino, Calif., powerhouse will replace...
  • State money for local park projects remains in limbo, awaits Rauner review

    State money for local park projects remains in limbo, awaits Rauner review
    On Jan. 3, in the twilight of his term, then-Gov. Pat Quinn announced that $26 million in state grants would be awarded to 75 local park projects across the state. The grants included $400,000 to renovate a Lake County aquatic facility, another $400,000...
  • TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS, For release 2/11/15

    ((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...
  • Pennsylvania gets $21.5 million in S&P mortgage fraud settlement

    Pennsylvania gets $21.5 million in S&P mortgage fraud settlement
    HARRISBURG — The credit rating agency Standard & Poor's Financial Services has agreed to pay Pennsylvania $21.5 million to settle a federal lawsuit that claimed the company defrauded investors by abandoning its role as an independent loan...
  • Ted Eliopoulos: CalPERS' $300-billion man

     Ted Eliopoulos: CalPERS' $300-billion man
    In early 2007, Ted Eliopoulos took over as head of the massive real estate investments division at the California Public Employees' Retirement System, just as global real estate markets were about to implode. Housing prices were sliding, subprime...
  • Apple joins Dow index; AT&T dumped

    Apple joins Dow index; AT&T dumped
    Apple Inc., the world's most valuable company, finally will take its place as a member of the elite 30 stocks in the Dow Jones industrial average, starting after trading closes on March 18. The Cupertino, Calif., powerhouse will replace...
  • 2009 transcripts reveal Fed confronting a chaotic banking system

    2009 transcripts reveal Fed confronting a chaotic banking system
    Transcripts of Federal Reserve meetings in 2009 showed central bank officials struggling to contain the worst financial crisis in seven decades and searching for the right policies to halt a deepening economic downturn. The transcripts released Wednesday...
  • Florida home prices up 6.5 percent

    Florida home prices up 6.5 percent
    Florida single-family home prices rose 6.5 percent in January compared to the year before. That was higher than the U.S. average of 5.7 percent but than lower national leaders including Colorado (9.1 percent growth), Michigan (9.0 percent growth) and...
  • Nasdaq hits 5,000 for the first time since 2000

    Nasdaq hits 5,000 for the first time since 2000
    The Nasdaq hit 5,000 again. Time to head for the hills, right? Maybe not this time. The technology-heavy Nasdaq composite index nudged through the symbolic point barrier for the first time since March 2000, shortly before what was known as the dot-com...