Fred Giertz

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Illinois Unemployment Holds At 9.5 Percent

Job losses were widespread across a range of different types of employers, and indicated that two previous months of increases weren’t a fluke, one economist said.


U.S. Capitol Dome

U Of I Prof: Threat To Block Increase Of Debt Ceiling Is A Bluff

The threat to block an increase of the federal debt ceiling is probably no more than that, according to an economics professor at the University of Illinois.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011