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  “This weaker data is bringing down growth expectations for the first quarter,” Robert Sinche, a global strategist at Pierpont Securities Holdings LLC in Stamford, said. “Investors came into the year with a pretty positive view...

Dollar drops as factory production slips

Updated: 2/14/2014 09:44 PM

  The S&P 500 rose 8.80 points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,838.63. For the week, the index rose 2.3 percent. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 126.80 points, or 0.8 percent, to 16,154.39. The Nasdaq composite rose 3.35 points, or 0.1 percent, to...

S&P 500 index logs its best week of the year

Updated: 2/14/2014 09:44 PM

  The agreement to buy Eddie Bauer, best known for its clothing for outdoor enthusiasts, threatens to make Jos. A. Bank too big for a deal with Men’s Wearhouse, which has offered to buy its smaller competitor for $1.6 billion. While...

Jos. A. Bank to Buy Eddie Bauer in Blow to Men’s Wearhouse (1)c.2014 Bloomberg News(Updates with chairman’s comments in 14th paragraph.)

Updated: 2/14/2014 04:34 PM

  The overall package includes smaller amounts to aid in the most extreme drought areas and to help food banks that serve families affected by the water shortage. Obama also will call on federal facilities in California to immediately limit water...

Obama to offer aid for California drought

Updated: 2/14/2014 09:40 PM

  Rosemont has created its seventh tax increment financing district with an eye toward redevelopment of vacant land near Mannheim and Higgins roads, though no solid proposals have yet come forward, village officials said. The TIF district includes the...

Rosemont enacts 7th TIF district at Mannheim and Higgins

Updated: 2/14/2014 12:02 PM

  Vernon Hills-based technology solutions provider CDW Corp., which went public in 2013, said fourth quarter 2013 sales were up 4.3 percent over the same period in 2013.

CDW sees 4.3 percent jump in 4Q sales

Updated: 2/14/2014 10:54 AM

  You can already get a mixed drink at the Allstate Arena, but soon a certain type of whiskey will have a special place at concerts, basketball and hockey games, and other events. A Jack Daniel’s club is being planned for the upper east side of...

Jack Daniel’s club planned at Allstate Arena

Updated: 2/14/2014 01:40 PM

  Chicago is now the city of big debt, where each of its 2.7 million residents -- from infants in diapers to senior citizens on fixed incomes -- is on the hook for about $20,000 in long-term pension promises and bond obligations. Like the relentless...

Cradle-to-grave debt load leaves no Chicagoan free

Updated: 2/14/2014 08:17 AM

  Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig, of the designing duo behind Marchesa, a label extremely popular on the red carpet, presented a whimsical collection based on the theme of the Scottish Highlands. Not that there were bagpipes, or anything that looked...

Red-carpet looks inspired by Scotland at Marchesa

Updated: 2/13/2014 05:39 PM

  When the anti-violence organization V-Day announced plans to gather a billion people worldwide on Feb. 14 in a dancing demonstration to end violence against women and girls, some people said the goal was too ambitious. It couldn’t be done.

Short doc aims to inspire dancing against violence

Updated: 2/13/2014 05:24 PM

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