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  A lot can change in six weeks. When the Federal Reserve last met in mid-September, it pulled a surprise by deciding not to slow its $85 billion-a-month in Treasury and mortgage bond purchases. Its bond buying has been intended to keep long-term loan...

Dimmer view of economy makes Fed pullback unlikely

Updated: 10/29/2013 11:16 AM

  U.S. home prices rose in August from a year earlier at the fastest pace since February 2006. But the price gains slowed in many cities from July, a sign that the spike in prices over the past year may have peaked.

U.S. home prices rise at fastest pace since 2006

Updated: 10/29/2013 11:16 AM

  A sharp drop in auto sales caused largely by a calendar quirk lowered U.S. retail spending in September. But Americans spent more on most other goods, showing some confidence in the economy before much of the government shut down.

Outside drop in autos, U.S. retail spending rises

Updated: 10/29/2013 11:16 AM

  Americans' confidence in the economy fell this month to the lowest level since April, as many worried about the impact of a 16-day partial government shutdown. The decline could weigh on spending and economic growth.

U.S. consumer confidence plunges on gov't shutdown

Updated: 10/29/2013 11:16 AM

  The Obama administration is trying to lower expectations for strong initial enrollments under the president's historic expansion of health coverage for the medically uninsured.

Obama administration lowers health sign-up expectations

Updated: 10/29/2013 10:33 AM

  Google is relying on a little social networking to put its Internet-connected glasses on the heads of more people. The expanded sales of the device known as Google Glass will come as part of an invitation-only program announced Monday.

Google expands sales of Internet-connected glasses

Updated: 10/29/2013 07:34 AM

  American Airlines, US Airways and the U.S. Justice Department say that they have agreed on a mediator to try to settle the government's lawsuit against the airlines' proposed merger. But if they can't settle, the sides are preparing for a trial...

Airlines and feds agree to mediator in merger case

Updated: 10/29/2013 07:28 AM

  The University of Chicago says it plans to open a new center in India next spring. The university said in a news release Monday the new Center in Delhi will focus on a range of subjects, including business, economics, law, science, culture and...

U. of Chicago plans new center in India

Updated: 10/29/2013 07:26 AM

  Recognizing the new face of the homeless in the suburbs, a Daily Herald editorial calls for a stepped-up effort to find solutions.

Editorial: Creative solutions to homelessness needed

Updated: 10/28/2013 04:52 PM

  An Elk Grove Village letter to the editor: Hillary Clinton is a bright, intelligent woman and will be well-rested by the next presidential election to take on the devout Republicans who are so narrow-minded. Please take off your blinders and wake up...

Hillary Clinton's time has arrived

Updated: 10/28/2013 04:21 PM

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