Markets

Local Stocks

Futures

More Stock/Fund Data

Customize

Set up a portfolio to track your stocks and receive E-mail updates, or establish stock alerts sent to your e-mail. Track your porfolio  Stock Alerts

More Business

  • Harley-Davidson recalls 66,421 motorcycles

    Harley-Davidson is recalling 66,421 Touring and CVO Touring motorcycles from the 2014 model year because their front wheels can lock up without warning.

  • Fed: Bond buying program will end in October

    Federal Reserve officials had differing views in June on the best way to signal to financial markets when they might raise a key short-term interest rate. They were in broad agreement, however, that their monthly bond buying program will end in October.

  • Ford expects to return to profit in Europe in 2015

    Ford Motor Co. says it remains on track to make a profit in Europe next year despite the fragile economy. It hasn’t earned a pretax profit in Europe since 2010.

  • Mariano’s announces it will build store on former U.S. Steel site

    thumbnail

    Mariano’s Fresh Markets announced Wednesday afternoon it will build a new grocery store on the northeast corner of 87th Street and South Lake Shore Drive on the former U.S. Steel Works factory site — not far from a parcel in the same development being pitched …

    Alcoa helps lift market after 2 days of declines

    thumbnail

    Corporate earnings season got off to a positive start Wednesday, helping lift the stock market after two days of declines. The market opened higher and remained modestly higher throughout the day. Stocks climbed further after the Federal Reserve released minutes from its latest policy meeting in June.

    China says it’s up to US to drive global economy

    thumbnail

    China’s finance minister Lou Jiwei said Wednesday the country is not planning any new stimulus measures and it is up to the United States to drive the global economy.

  • US students in middle of pack on financial knowhow

    The United States runs in the middle of the pack when it comes to the financial knowledge and skills of 15-year-old boys and girls, according to an international study released Wednesday.

  • Foreign carmakers post gains in China

    General Motors, Ford and Nissan posted sizable sales gains in China as domestic brands fell further behind in the world’s biggest auto market, an industry group says.

  • ArcelorMittal fined over Indiana worker’s death

    ArcelorMittal has agreed to pay a $7,000 fine over what state inspectors determined was a serious safety violation in a worker’s death.

  • Luxury Rolls-Royce car sales soar worldwide

    Sales of luxury Rolls-Royce cars, which cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, have soared 33 percent in the first half of this year compared with the same period in 2013.

  • Crumbs shows dangers of focusing on single product

    Crumbs says it is shuttering all its stores, a week after the struggling cupcake shop operator was delisted from the Nasdaq.

  • PetSmart considers returning cash to stockholders

    PetSmart Inc. said Monday its board is considering possibly returning more money to its shareholders after an activist hedge fund bought a big stake in the company and urged it to improve its performance.

    Bed Bath & Beyond approves $2 billion buyback

    Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. said Monday its board approved spending up to $2 billion to buy back the home goods retailer’s stock.

    IMF chief hints at reduction in growth forecasts

    The chief of the International Monetary Fund predicts that the global economy will improve over the next 18 months but says that growth might not be as fast as previously expected.

    Mariano’s gets $5M to build in ‘food deserts’

    thumbnail

    Mariano’s Fresh Markets will build five new grocery stores in “food deserts” — neighborhoods with no easy access to affordable, fresh food — with the help of $5 million in Build Illinois bond proceeds committed by Gov. Pat Quinn, the company and the state announced …