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Amazon plans to build a second headquarters somewhere in North America. Can Chicago woo the tech giant and the estimated 50,000 jobs that would come with it?

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Steady but slow recovery in housing prices and sales, a looming interest rate hike, and a possible correction in the rental market. A look ahead at real estate in 2017.

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The Dow flirts with the 20,000 mark. Twists and turns at the Chicago Tribune. A look at those stories and other business headlines of 2016 with Crain’s Chicago Business.

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Tribune Tower on Chicago's Michigan Avenue. (Ken Lund / Flickr)

Crain’s Chicago Business managing editor Ann Dwyer reports on a $1 billion deal that's now dead and whether the merger of Advocate and NorthShore is on life support. Plus: Guaranteed Rate Field is a lock.

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(Courtesy MLB)

We talk through the TV ratings and the business side of the Cubs' success with Crain's Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker.

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Chase Bank is checking out of Walgreens. That story and more from the pages of Crain's Chicago Business.

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Crain’s Chicago Business managing editor Ann Dwyer reports on the McDonald's of the future, Rick Bayless's new business recipe and why online retailing giant Amazon is partnering with Merz Apothecary.

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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria is adding a major new investor to its recipe for success. We serve up the latest with Crain's Chicago Business managing editor Ann Dwyer. 

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A look at what's behind the rise and fall of the great big McMansions. Why aren't they selling?

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The Amazon Books retail store, the first physical outlet operated by online retailer Amazon.com, at the U Village shopping center in Seattle, Washington. (SounderBruce / Flickr)

Online behemoth Amazon will open a brick-and-mortar bookstore in Lakeview next year. What this could mean for independent bookstores and publishers. 

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Tribune Tower (Ken Lund / Flickr)

The owner of Block 37 is buying the landmark Tribune Tower. We have details from the pages of Crain's Chicago Business.

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U.S. Cellular Field (Bryce Edwards / Flickr)

The new name for U.S. Cellular Field is striking out with many White Sox fans. The story of how Guaranteed Rate Field came to be.

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McDonald's at the London 2012 Summer Olympics. (Phil Richards / Flickr)

Olympic athletes are lovin' McDonald's at the Rio games. That story and more from Crain's Chicago Business.

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Crain’s Chicago Business managing editor Ann Dwyer reports on a less conventional way to get those hot “Hamilton” tickets, the newest bank acquisitions in town and changes to the clothing startup Trunk Club.

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Will you be able to own a piece of the Tribune Tower? Crain's Chicago Business has the story.

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Crain’s Chicago Business managing editor Ann Dwyer brings us the latest on a Peoples Gas settlement for misleading consumers, a new size strategy for Sears and an update on plans for a South Side trauma center.