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Rauner Proposes Service Taxes in Illinois

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 08.04.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Unlike his opponent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner said he favors allowing the Illinois income tax to fall...

Gas Prices: Should They Continue to Rise?

Emmanuel I.S. Ajuzie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Emmanuel I.S. Ajuzie

No other commodity has that type of influence on our economy and the economy of the world. If that is true, the question then is why do we treat it in the same manner we treat other commodities with less simultaneous pronounced effect on both domestic and global economy?

Quantitative Easing: Is it the Solution to all Our Economic Problems?

Emmanuel I.S. Ajuzie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Emmanuel I.S. Ajuzie

The Fed has been trusted with the responsibility of keeping inflation and unemployment low. Because of the inverse relationship between the two, policy makers have not always found it easy to carry out both assignments.

Will Someone Please Increase My Taxes!?

Bob Banov and Roger Ohlsen | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics
Bob Banov and Roger Ohlsen

Wouldn't it be great if the Congress that exacerbated our current situation were held responsible for their grade school behavior which brought on our current financial situation, paying higher taxes until things right themselves, even if it's after some get voted out of office?

U.S. Stress Falls To Lowest Level In Years

Mike Schneider and Martin Crutsinger | Posted 08.07.2011 | Business

(AP) - The nation's economic stress fell to a two-year low in April, thanks to the strongest private-sector hiring in five years and a dip in bankrupt...