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A screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) shows market numbers towards the close of the day on August 24, 2015 in New York City. As the global economy continues to react from events in China, markets dropped significantly around the world on Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly dropped over 1000 points in morning trading and closed down 588 points. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

With Stocks Down, Is Now A Good Time To Buy?

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on what you need to consider before you jump into the market, plus some stocks experts suggest might be worth the gamble.

08/24/2015

Job Market Report

The Best Classes To Take, With Great Jobs In Mind

CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger reports.

08/20/2015

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stocks Move Lower After Mixed Earnings And Overseas Concerns

By Andy Giersher (CBS) — Stocks closed modestly lower on Tuesday as traders sifted through solid housing data and a mixed batch of earnings results. The S&P 500 lost 6, the NASDAQ fell 32 and […]

08/18/2015

Hoist Liftruck is leaving Chicago for Indiana. (CBS)

For One Chicago Business, Illinois Became Too Inhospitable

Hoist Liftruck is moving to Indiana. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains why.

08/17/2015

In this photo illustration, Kraft and Heinz products are shown on March 25, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Kraft Foods Group Inc. said it will merge with H.J. Heinz Co. to form the third largest food and beverage company in North America with revenue of about $28 billion. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Kraft-Heinz Laying Off Hundreds Of Employees At Northfield HQ

Spokesman Michael Mullen says affected workers are in the U.S. and Canada and were to be notified in person. About 700 of the cuts were coming in Northfield, Illinois, where Kraft had been headquartered.

08/12/2015

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Downtown Staffing Agency Holds “No Emails Day” To Encourage Employees To Use Phones

A staffing and recruiting company downtown did something a little out of the ordinary today. It staged a “No Email Day.”

07/29/2015

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After The Bell: Stocks Close Down As Apple Pushes Tech Lower

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.

07/22/2015

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After The Bell: Stocks Trade Higher As Earnings Season Begins

Stocks traded higher Tuesday as earnings season kicked into high gear and investors eyed encouraging developments overseas.

07/14/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 08:  Traders wait on a nearly empty trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) after trading was halted due to a "technical glitch" on July 8, 2015 in New York City. Trading was to resume in the afternoon.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Business As Usual For Many Investors Despite NYSE Shutdown

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley takes a closer look at what happened.

07/08/2015

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After The Bell: Stocks Slightly Higher Amid Optimism On Potential Greek Deal

Stocks bounced around the flat line Tuesday amid mixed economic data, stronger crude oil prices and continued optimism surrounding the Greek debt crisis.

06/23/2015

Job Market Report

There’s More To Life Than Work

CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger reports on the flex-time options employees should consider.

06/18/2015

Chicago Urban League Job Fair at the UIC Forum. (Credit: CBS)

More Employers, Fewer Job Seekers At Urban League Job Fair

CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports there’s one sector apparently booming again: manufacturing.

06/17/2015

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Coworking Space For Non-Profits Focused On Literacy Opens In West Loop

Organizations working to increase literacy in Chicago now have a new place to meet and work, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.

06/10/2015

The Nasdaq composite index is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After The Bell: Stocks Surge On Wall Street

All three of the major indices traded over 1 percent higher on light volume, with the Dow jumping triple digits and closing above the key 18,000 mark.

06/10/2015

Job Market Report

How To Turn An Internship Into Full-Time Job

CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger has tips on turning an internship into a job.

06/04/2015

The Nasdaq composite index is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After The Bell: Stocks Kick Off June On A Good Note

By Andy Giersher (CBS) — Stocks moved higher on Monday, the first trading day of June, as traders took a positive spin on mixed economic data. “A lot of stuff is out there right over […]

06/01/2015

The Nasdaq composite index is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After The Bell: Nasdaq Sets A Record As Stocks Rebound On Wall Street

Stocks traded higher on Wednesday, recovering from Tuesday’s sell-off as strength in technology pushed the NASDAQ to an all-time closing high of 5,106.59. The Dow and S&P 500 also followed suit, each gaining over a half percent by the closing bell.

05/27/2015

The Glen shopping center in Glenview. (Credit: CBS)

Business Owners Say Low Foot Traffic Causing Them To Flee Glenview Shopping Center

It was supposed to be the epicenter of Glenview known as The Glen, an ambitious project filled with shopping, housing and entertainment, but some say, it hasn’t lived up to expectations. Now there’s fear more retailers will leave.

05/26/2015

Traders work on the floor of the New York The Dow finished down more than 600 points after Standard and Poor's downgraded the U.S. credit rating. (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

After The Bell: Stocks Trade Lower As Dow Sheds Triple Digits

Stocks tumbled on Wall Street Tuesday as investors eyed renewed strength in the U.S. dollar and economic data that could bolster the case for a Fed rate hike.

05/26/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel visits with a business incubator program in Englewood. (Credit: Craig Dellimore.)

Startup Boot Camp Program Aims To Spur New Businesses In Chicago

The Emanuel administration is trying to spur entrepreneurial spirit on the South Aide, with a little help from Google, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

05/19/2015

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