Energy, materials shares drag market lower

AT&T expects customer usage of NEXT to reach 50 percent in third quarter

Microsoft names next operating system 'Windows 10'

U.S. FCC votes to do away with sports TV blackout rule

EU says Ireland swapped Apple tax deal for jobs

Euro zone inflation slows in September, weakens euro versus dollar

Venezuela-Exxon arbitration ruling due this week: sources

Airbus wins European approval for its new A350 jet

Business columnists

Melissa Harris

Melissa Harris

Chicago Confidential: Business books I've liked recently - September 29, 2014 - This year, I enrolled in the University of Chicago's executive MBA program. Every now and again, I plan to recommend a set of business...

Friends of the Parks rolls against Lucas museum site - September 26, 2014 - Cassandra Francis' goal is to convince anyone who will listen that the proposed site of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art...

Rex Huppke

Rex Huppke

Income equality? Check your facts - September 28, 2014 - We live in a world of perceived absolutes.

Taking a look at 2 weeks notice - September 22, 2014 - If I ever decide to move to a different job — perhaps to pursue my dream of becoming a member of the rap collective Wu-Tang Clan &#...

Gregory Karp

Gregory Karp

What you can do with your old phones - September 24, 2014 - With consumers rushing to buy the new iPhone 6, Moto X or any other late-model smartphone, a related industry is bustling: recommerce...

When are airport fast lanes worth the money? - September 4, 2014 - Convenience vs. cash. We pay for all sorts of services to avoid hassle and stress. Should paying for TSA Precheck to speed through airport...

Gail MarksJarvis

Gail MarksJarvis

Uncle Sam won't forget about your student loans - September 25, 2014 - Want to spot the "no exit" of painful debt?

You may be your retirement fund's worst enemy - September 23, 2014 - Ask just about anyone near retirement age if they think they will have plenty of money to last through retirement and you're likely to see...


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