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The Loop headquarters of GrubHub. (Credit: CBS)

GrubHub Stocks Soar In First Day On Wall Street

Investors sent shares of online food ordering service GrubHub Inc. jumped 51 percent to $39.20 in early trading in its stock market debut Friday.

04/04/2014

Mitt Romney collects his papers after the debate (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Upon Further Review: Mitt Romney May Have Cheated To Win The Debate

There was a moment in the debate that will be discussed in the days ahead that everyone missed until yesterday. A review of the debate tape reveals that, apparently, Mitt Romney needed a cheat sheet to keep the lies straight.

10/05/2012

Karl Rove (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: If Republicans Can’t Run A Campaign How Can They Run A Government?

It is clear that Democrats have shown a greater propensity to spend money wisely with their campaigns and allied groups. At the end of the day, that is what America needs.

10/02/2012

Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Republicans Are Abandoning Romney’s Sinking Ship

Romney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.

09/26/2012

A protestor affiliated with Occupy Wall Street holds a sign fashioned as a birthday cake on September 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Occupy Wall Street’s First Anniversary

Occupy Wall Street made the world aware of Wall Street’s nearly-obscene inequities. But, unfortunately, that has been about it. How much has really changed because of the 12-month-old movement?

09/17/2012

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies to Congress on the AIG bailout (Photo by Ann Heisenfelt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove Effective

On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.

09/11/2012

‘Occupy Chicago’ Protesters Talk Economy, Education At Town Hall Meeting

Hundreds of people filled Chicago Temple for a “Move the Money” town hall meeting Thursday night, and then marched to LaSalle and Jackson Streets, to join and show support for Occupy Chicago protesters.

WBBM Newsradio–10/20/2011

Police arrested more than 100 protesters overnight after they refused to leave Grant Park as part of the "Occupy Chicago" demonstration. (CBS)

Police: 175 Protesters Arrested At Grant Park

Chicago Police arrested about 175 Occupy Chicago protesters who refused to leave Grant Park early Sunday following a march from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to the Downtown park.

10/16/2011

Traders

Fear Of Double-Dip Recession Grips Markets

Wall Street is hoping to avoid another market meltdown Friday, after fears about the health of the U.S. economy sent stocks plunging.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

Grim faces tell the story Thursday as the stock market plummets. (AP)

Chicagoans Want To Know If It’s Time To Panic Over Wall Street

The message on Wall Street on Wednesday was simple: uncertainty. The see-saw at the stock market was giving consumers little confidence about the future of the economy.

CBS 2–08/10/2011

Tom Duffy

Traders, Everyday Chicagoans Worried About 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.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2011

F. Murray Abraham

Abraham Sees Modern Parallel In ‘Merchant Of Venice’

Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham is on stage in Chicago this week, starring in Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice.”

CBS Chicago–03/21/2011