(CBS) — Stocks closed lower on the first trading day of August as soft economic data, declining crude oil prices and negative developments overseas weighed on equities. The S&P 500 lost 6, the NASDAQ dropped […]
Stocks closed higher on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged, with no hint of a September rate hike, and a recovery of oil prices put traders in a buying mood. The S&P 500 gained 15, the NASDAQ added 23 and the Dow Jones industrial average closed up 121 points, settling to 17,751.
Stocks closed lower on Monday after a plunge in Chinese equities and the continued decline in commodity prices weighed on investor sentiment.
The Dow Jones industrial average lost 163, the S&P 500 dropped 22 and the NASDAQ shed 58 points, settling to 5,088.
The property in Normal, where more than 1,200 employees work, will be put up for sale.
With the growing popularity of kayaking and other boat rentals on the Chicago river, the water is getting more crowded, aand at least one tour operator said the need for safety education is that much more important.
Meier says diesel fuel sold at the station on 735 E. Boughton Road in Bolingbrook is affected.
Stocks closed lower on Wednesday as disappointing tech earnings, including Apple results, weighed on equity markets. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 68, the S&P 500 dropped 5 and the NASDAQ shed 36 points, settling to 5,171.
Stocks closed slightly higher on Monday, with the NASDAQ eking out another record, as investors digested quarterly earnings. The Dow Jones industrial average added 14, the S&P 500 gained 2 and the NASDAQ closed up 9, settling to an all-time closing high of 5,218.86.
Best of all, it’s free, CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.
A new Mariano’s Fresh Market opening next summer in Bronzeville plans to bring a lot more than groceries to the neighborhood.
Starbucks will target underserved youth aged 16 to 24. They plan to hire and train 20 to 25 at the Englewood location. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel insists he’s not poaching companies from the suburbs — but maybe from other parts of the nation and the globe.
Minnesota-based General Mills announced Thursday it will be closing its West Chicago factory, due to economic issues.
If all the rain we’ve had so far this summer has made it difficult to keep up with mowing your lawn, there’s a new app that promises to help.
Buy anything in Cook County beginning next year and you’ll pay more.
The ongoing financial crisis in Greece has caused some sleepless nights for a Chicago businessman who’s worried about shortages of products imported to the U.S.
Stocks traded higher Tuesday as earnings season kicked into high gear and investors eyed encouraging developments overseas.
If you’re thinking about renting out your place downtown during Lollapalooza in a few weeks, there’s a couple things to consider first. Websites like Airbnb, Homeaway, and VRBO make putting your condo or home up for rent easy; but before you take the plunge as a temporary landlord, make sure you cover yourself.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look this latest marketing strategy that could be the start of anew summer trend.
WBBM’s Comcast Business Class Newsmakers Series had Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes talk about social media applications and technologies to a packed Navy Pier Grand Ballroom on October 27th. (credit: CBS/Steve Hardy)
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Newsmaker Series: Steve Forbes
Various photos form the Wintrust Business Luncheon