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  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. STURGILL SIMPSON Singer-songwriter Sturgill Simpson seemed to come out of nowhere last year, when his sophomore album “Metamodern Sounds in Country Music” broke the Top 10 on the country...
  • State spending review might delay park improvement project in Elmhurst

    State spending review might delay park improvement project in Elmhurst
    A habit the Elmhurst Park District has of updating an aging playground in one of its parks every year might have to be modified if a $400,000 state grant doesn't come through. A review of discretionary spending by Gov. Bruce Rauner means the matching...
  • New Florida residents need to update will

    New Florida residents need to update will
    Q: We moved to Florida last year as permanent residents. Should we have our wills updated? — L.H., Winter Park A: Yes, have your will, durable power of attorney and health care surrogate forms reviewed and updated by an estate planning attorney....
  • Stocks eke out record high; Goodyear gains

    Stocks eke out record high; Goodyear gains
    U.S. stocks closed slightly higher Tuesday as investors continued to monitor talks between Greece and its creditors in hopes that a deal will be reached to keep the country from falling out of the eurozone. Investments typically considered less risky,...
  • Stocks edge lower as markets reopen after holiday

    Stocks edge lower as markets reopen after holiday
    U.S. stocks were lower in early trading Tuesday as investors continued to watch Greece's debt talks and hoped a deal would eventually be reached to keep the country from falling out of the eurozone. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost...
  • Stocks open lower ahead of Fed minutes; energy shares drop

    Stocks open lower ahead of Fed minutes; energy shares drop
    Stocks opened lower on Wednesday, pulling back from record levels. Declines were led by energy stocks, as the price of oil fell on speculation that a recent rally in the crude was excessive. Later, traders will also comb through the minutes of the...
  • Fed policymakers weighed risks of interest rate hike, minutes show

    Fed policymakers weighed risks of interest rate hike, minutes show
    A decision on when to start raising the Federal Reserve’s benchmark interest rate remained elusive, even though policymakers spent much of their last meeting debating the timing of the hike. Many worried at the Federal Open Market Committee...
  • Stocks drift mostly lower as oil prices sink

    Stocks drift mostly lower as oil prices sink
    U.S. stocks drifted to a slightly lower finish on Thursday, weighed down by falling energy stocks as the slump in oil prices deepened. Chevron and Exxon Mobil were among the biggest decliners in the Dow Jones industrial average, which eased back from...
  • Stocks slip after weaker economic growth, but end best month since 2011

    Stocks slip after weaker economic growth, but end best month since 2011
    February proved to be a strong month for U.S. stocks, even though it ended in downbeat fashion. Major stock indexes closed lower on Friday, capping a week of subdued trading that still delivered a couple of new highs for the Dow Jones industrial average...
  • Markets subdued ahead of Yellen's second testimony

    Markets subdued ahead of Yellen's second testimony
    U.S. financial markets eased back from record highs in early trading Wednesday. Investors were monitoring corporate earnings from Lowe's, Target and several other companies. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was scheduled to deliver another round of...
  • Delray officials to pursue $44 million bond; deal could help fund city improvements

    Delray officials to pursue $44 million bond; deal could help fund city improvements
    Delray Beach is playing the money market. Late Tuesday, commissioners unanimously approved going after a $44 million bond in order to pay off several outstanding projects and free up about $9 million to pay for improvements to certain parts of the city....