Agribusiness conglomerate Archer Daniels Midland says its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings fell 15 percent as a higher tax rate offset surging revenue. The Decatur, Ill., company said Tuesday it earned $381 million, or 58 cents per share.
Business groups are complaining to lawmakers about taxes in Illinois.The first in a series of hearings on the state's tax structure was held Tuesday in Chicago.Senate President John Cullerton and House Speaker Michael Madigan called for the hearings after major companies, including Caterpillar and t
United Airlines announced Friday that the company is bringing 1,300 new jobs to Chicago. That caps off a topsy turvy week for Chicago business.Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says this United Airlines news is just the beginning.