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A major acquisition of a homegrown Chicago bank: Is the buyer taking a big risk? And what does the deal mean for customers?

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Money Smart Week 2018 is coming to Chicago. What should parents tell their children about money? A discussion with Beth Kobliner.

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Congress makes another attempt at passing a balanced budget amendment as a new report shows the federal deficit skyrocketing.

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Tensions over trade restrictions heat up as China responds with tariffs of its own on more than 100 U.S. products.

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The Trump administration is playing down the historic stock market downturn. We discuss the seesawing financial markets and what they may foretell.

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New Year’s resolutions may already be broken, but there’s still time to make smart financial moves in 2018. We get money tips from Sean Sebold of Sebold Capital Management.

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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.