Uneasy About The Economy, Some Businesses Hold Off On HiringBefore the recession, the philosophy at many companies was to hire in anticipation of higher revenue. Now, the approach is to put off hiring until rising revenue justifies taking on the added expense and risk.
It's A Candidate's Market On The Job FrontWhile a lot of the newly employed hold white collar positions, industry experts say about half of the 200,000 are low-wage jobs.
Customers Will Need More Green To Buy Fresh TreesIf you're looking for a real Christmas tree in your home this year, you may want to get it early. And expect to pay more. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker explains why higher prices may needle some customers.
Some Fear Auto Industry Returning To Bad HabitsAs the auto industry strives to sustain its post-recession comeback, car companies are resorting to tactics that some experts warn will lead to trouble down the road.
May Car Sales Return To Pre-Recession LevelsGood weather and a strong Memorial Day weekend helped car buyers ignore reports of recalls, pushing car and truck sales up more than ten percent in May.
Labor Day Travel Could Return To Pre-Recession LevelsExperts say the upcoming holiday could be the busiest Labor Day weekend for travel since the start of the recession in 2008.
Study Finds Pace Of Job Cuts Lowest in 15 Years
Topinka Warns Of Devastating Effects From Fiscal CliffIllinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says the state will face devastating consequences if the federal government goes over the fiscal cliff.
City Budget Deficit Falls To $300 MillionThe City of Chicago's 2013 budget gap now stands at $298 million--after belt-tightening knocked $71 million off the total.
Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove EffectiveOn 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.
Obama Wrapping Up Midwest Bus Tour In NW IllinoisPresident Barack Obama was wrapping up an official White House listening tour through the Midwest on Wednesday.