Chicago Business News: 2/20

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February 20, 2013 -  Chicago Business News: 2/20

Naperville-based Office Max looks set to merge with Office Depot. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has the low down on what it could mean for the Chicago area.

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Viewer Feedback: 2/18

Controversial Billboard in River North

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February 18, 2013 - Viewer Feedback: 2/18

We hear what you had to say about the controversial billboard in River North when we read some of our viewer feedback.

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Chicago Business News: 2/13

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February 13, 2013 - Chicago Business News: 2/13

Despite the sluggish economy the Dow is poised to hit an all-time high. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has this story, and more top business headlines.

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UNO Charter Schools' Insider Deals Questioned

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February 04, 2013 - UNO Charter Schools' Deals Questioned

Charges of insider contracts surface in building and maintaining a $25 million UNO charter school. Carol Marin talks with the Chicago Sun-Times reporters who uncovered the story.

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CTA Privatization

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January 30, 2013 - CTA Privatization

Is further privatization the way to go? Paris Schutz has more on the mayor and the CTA chief's plans for private investment to pay for modernizing train infrastructure, and what it could mean for taxpayers.

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Whole Foods Founder John Mackey

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January 30, 2013 - Whole Foods Founder John Mackey

The founder and CEO of Whole Foods is here to talk about the popular supermarket chain, as well as his outspoken political views and ideas about corporate reform.

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Marc Ganis on Wrigley Renovations

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January 29, 2013 - Marc Ganis on Wrigley Renovations

Sports stadium insider Marc Ganis joins us to discuss the Wrigley Field renovation plans, and the proposal made by rooftop owners.

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The Curious Job of a “Futurist”

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January 29, 2013 - The Curious Job of a “Futurist”

Ford Motor Company's resident "futurist" is here with a look at what's in the pipeline for American cars.

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Chicago Business News: 1/23

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January 23, 2013 - Chicago Business News: 1/23

Fourth quarter earnings are out for some major local players, Groupon suspends all gun deals, and the latest on Boeing's troubled 787 Dreamliner. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has those stories, and more top business headlines.

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Stripping the Dread from the Data

"Naked Statistics" by Charlie Wheelan

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February 20, 2013 - Stripping the Dread from the Data

Dartmouth economics professor Charlie Wheelan joins us with a refresher on Stat 101.

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Racy Billboard Causes Controversy

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February 14, 2013 - Racy Billboard Causes Controversy

Why is this billboard turning heads in River North? And should it be taken down? Paris Schutz reports.

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Ladder Up

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February 13, 2013 - Ladder Up

We tell you about an organization that helps low-income residents prepare their tax returns for free.

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Cook County Treasurer Amps Up Transparency on Local Debt

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January 31, 2013 - Cook County Treasurer Ups Transparency

Notice anything different about your property tax bills this year? Treasurer Maria Pappas is trying to use them to expose the worst sources of debt in Cook County. We check in with her.

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Illinois Bond Sale Delayed

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January 30, 2013 - Illinois Bond Sale Delayed

Illinois yanks its bonds off the market after a downgrade in its credit rating last week. We find out how this will affect finances for the worst-rated state in the nation.

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Chicago Business News: 1/30

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January 30, 2013 - Chicago Business News: 1/30

After its much publicized troubles with the now grounded 787 Dreamliner, Boeing reports its fourth quarter results.  Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.

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Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund

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January 29, 2013 - Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund

Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund executive director Kevin Huber joins us with the dire state of his fund.

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Illinois Has Nation's Worst Credit Rating

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January 28, 2013 - Illinois Has Nation's Worst Credit Rating

Now that Standard & Poor's has lowered Illinois' credit rating to the worst in the nation, will it inspire lawmakers to tackle the state's pension crisis? Paris Schutz has more on the outlook, and the ramifications for taxpayers.

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