Lightfoot Celebrates 'INVEST South/West' Improvement InitiativeINVEST South/ West is meant to lay down a foundation for long-term improvements. In Bronzeville, a new mixed-income apartment building is set to go up.
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Introduces INVEST S/W To Enhance, Invest In City NeighborhoodsCommunities on Chicago's South and West Sides will receive an $11 million grant focused on redevelopment and investment in those neighborhoods.
GM To Invest $2.2B To Build Electric VehiclesGM said in a statement that the factory will start building the company's first electric pickup late in 2021, followed by a funky-looking self-driving shuttle for GM's Cruise autonomous vehicle unit.
GM Cruise Autonomous Vehicle Unit Gets $1.15B InvestmentCruise is considered among the leaders in the race to deploy autonomous vehicles without human backup drivers. It has pledged to do that in an unspecified city sometime this year, but recently has backed away.
JPMorgan Chase Investing $40M In Chicago NeighborhoodsJPMorgan Chase & Co. says it plans to invest $40 million over three years in neighborhoods on Chicago's South and West Sides to create economic opportunity.
Positive Changes Coming For The Bright Start And Bright Directions College Savings ProgramsIllinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs said he’s made what he calls “sweeping” changes to the state’s Bright Start and Bright Directions college savings programs.
Davis Urges Investment In Poor Areas After Grandson's DeathU.S. Rep. Danny Davis of Chicago is pushing for an anti-poverty plan that he says would reduce gun violence in poor communities like the one where his 15-year-old grandson was fatally shot last week.
Call To Invest In Black-Owned Banks Gains Traction In ChicagoCBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at an economic movement to empower the black community.
Toyota Invests In Uber, Offers Lease Deals To DriversToyota is investing in Uber, making it the latest car company to put money in a ride-hailing app.
There Are Drawbacks To Keeping All Of Your Assets In Cash: ExpertsCBS 2’s Kris Gutierrez looks at why this could be a dangerous strategy.
Quinn Seeks To Invest $50 Million In State Scholarship ProgramGov. Pat Quinn is seeking to invest $50 million in the state’s scholarship program.
Chicago Students' Game Mimics Real Stock MarketChicago high school and elementary school students on Wednesday showed off their numbers in the Stock Market Game, a statewide competition that teaches students to analyze companies, pick stocks and manage risk.
Program Brings Students Right To The Trading FloorSome kids who might not ordinarily get a financial education are now passing by the rest of us with all they know about big business today.
State Giving $3.5M For 250 Jobs At GrouponA $3.5 million business investment package will create 250 new jobs at Chicago-based Groupon, Inc., the nation’s leading social shopping website, the governor's office announced today.