When the United Center was built back in the early '90s many thought it would put Chicago’s near West Side on the map. The hope was the stadium would spur further economic development in the surrounding neighborhood, akin to a Wrigleyville West.
All those millions of iPads and new iPhones it sold last helped push Apple past Google in the sixth annual BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study.According to the researchers from Millward Brown Optimor, who say they combined companies' financials with more than 2 million interviews of con
Deciding whether or not a country is advancing often comes down to a numbers game. Gross domestic product, or GDP, is the typical measure by which we track a nation’s economic progress or failure. But many argue that measure falls short of the mark.
On Monday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers intentionally breached the Birds Point Levee in southeast Missouri. The goal was to relieve rising flood waters in parts of southern Illinois. The breach has already lowered water levels in some parts.
Private-sector employers added 179,000 jobs in April, according to payroll processing firm ADP. That's lower than the 195,000 analysts had expected and the 207,000 private jobs ADP says were created in March.