The financial arm of General Electric is announcing plans to bring 1,000 jobs to Chicago.At a press conference with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday, officials from GE Capital said the expansion will nearly double the company's presence in the city.
For the last several years, it seemed like China’s economic growth was coupled with a gradual increase in openness. The 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing were supposed to signal that a new China had emerged.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says Illinois could be a leader in creating start-up companies. Quinn announced today the "Illinois Innovation Network" in an invite-only event for leaders of high-tech firms.
Mayor-elect Emanuel raised big funds for Mayor Daley, former President Bill Clinton and numerous Democratic Congressional runs in 2006. He’s also filled his own campaign war chests and personal bank accounts.