Judge Approves Refunds For Buyers Of Kevin Trudeau’s Diet BookThe Federal Trade Commission plans to start refunding customers duped into buying fraudster Kevin Trudeau’s diet book “as soon as possible” after a judge gave final approval to the plan, its lawyer said.
Mixed Results At Start Of Taxi Driver StrikeAt least one association representing cab drivers across the city has pledged to go on strike on Thursday, to protest Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to allow rival ride-sharing companies to begin doing business at O’Hare and Midway airports, but it appeared many other cabbies were ignoring the work stoppage.
Auto Enthusiasts Get Swanky Car Condos In NapervilleNew condos are coming to Naperville, but they’re not exactly what you picture when you think condominiums. It won’t be suburbanites living in the two-story complex. It will be a home for their car collections.
Cabbies Plan One-Day Strike In Protest Against Ride-Share CompaniesChicago cab drivers said they plan to stage a one-day strike in Chicago on Thursday, to protest proposed city rules they believe would give ride-sharing services like Uber even more of an unfair advantage.
After The Bell: Stocks Mixed Ahead Of Earnings Season
Ed Debevic's Closes River North Diner, To Reopen At New Site In SpringThe 1950s-style diner has been a staple for Chicago tourists, who get a kick out of the servers' snarky comments as they serve up burgers, fries, and milkshakes.
After The Bell: Stocks Rebound On Wall StreetThe S&P 500 added 28, the NASDAQ gained 80 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 200 points, settling to 16,472.
ConAgra Moving Headquarters To ChicagoConAgra, manufacturer of processed food brands like Chef Boyardee, Slim Jim, Tennessee Pride, and Jiffy Pop, is cutting approximately 1,500 jobs, and moving its headquarters from Omaha, Nebraska, to downtown Chicago.
After The Bell: Stocks Finish Brutal Quarter On An Up NoteStocks closed sharply higher on Wednesday as traders continued the rally seen overnight in Asia and Europe.
Many Retailers Not Ready To Meet Deadline For Accepting Chip-Enabled CardsA big change is coming to your favorite stores. They have one day left to prepare for chip-enabled cards, but CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, many stores aren’t ready.
Peoria-Based Caterpillar Plans Thousands Of Job CutsCaterpillar is planning another round of job cuts that could exceed 10,000 people through 2018, as the construction and mining equipment maker adjusts to downturns in key markets that it serves.
After The Bell: Stocks Close Lower On Global Growth ConcernsStocks closed lower on Tuesday as international growth concerns and a decline in global commodity prices weighed on investor sentiment.