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The Dow Jones crossing 25,000 is the latest milestone in a long-running bull market. What’s driving it, and when it could end.

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The financial markets have skyrocketed over the past year. Can they keep climbing in 2018?

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On Sunday, the Chicago Board Options Exchange became the first major U.S. exchange to start trading bitcoin futures, allowing traders to place bet on the commodity’s future value.

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While Fed Chair Janet Yellen ends her tenure on an upbeat note, are there storm clouds ahead for the economy?

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The Chicago Futures Exchange is set to start trading bitcoin, which has seen its value rise more than 1,000 percent since the start of the year. Just what is bitcoin?

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President Donald Trump recently said the heart of his tax proposal “is a giant, beautiful, massive – the biggest ever in our country – tax cut.” We take a closer look at the plan.

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Median incomes in America are on the rise. What will be the response of a Federal Reserve Board with vacancies?

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The economy is adding jobs and unemployment is low, yet nearly 15 million Americans are on the hunt for full-time work. We discuss the job market with a Chicago Booth Review editor.

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Another record-setting day on Wall Street. What’s propelling the stock surge—and can it last?

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The Federal Reserve is expected to raise the benchmark interest rate again. What that means about the U.S. economy.

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

President Donald Trump’s tax plan was formally rolled out Wednesday. As promised on the campaign trail, the plan includes several business-friendly tax measures.

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Can the city and Chicago Public Schools get on the road to fiscal health without bankruptcy? Lessons from other cities.

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Nationally syndicated columnist Ilyce Glink offers advice on everything from managing student debt to retirement funds.

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Last week’s rate hike is a sign of optimism over growth in the U.S. economy. But how will it impact borrowing, like mortgage and credit card rates?

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The crackdown on undocumented immigrants has some Chicago residents on edge, while business leaders say it’s impacting the local economy.

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An Urban Institute report found that financial insecurity, which is above the national average in Chicago, is weighing on the city's budget. (Dave Dugdale / Flickr)

Sixty-two percent of Chicago families have less than $2,000 in savings, according to a new report. While this type of financial insecurity can lead to unpaid bills and evictions, it can also directly impact city budgets.

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