(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 […]
The summer drought caused a spike in feed prices, and Illinois pork producers – the fourth largest group in the U.S. — are losing $40 to $45 a head.
The Randolph Street Market is a mecca for vintage shoppers. This May, things kick-off with their season opener. November-April, markets are held inside at Plumber’s Hall in the West Loop. During summer and fall months, the market moves indoor and outdoors. Seasonal markets include, Chicago Antique Market, Indie Designer Market, Modern Vintage Chicago and the Holiday Market…
Wall Street is hoping to avoid another market meltdown Friday, after fears about the health of the U.S. economy sent stocks plunging.
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley talks with a psychologist about how to cope with the recent volatility of the financial markets.
A massive selloff on Wall Street Monday after the U.S. credit rating slip made for the worst single-day loss since December 2008. In Chicago, the news was depressing and worrisome.