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Crain's Daily Gist: Pritzker wants to jolt Illinois' economy. Here's how.

Gov. J.B. Pritzker releases his long-awaited economic development plan to boost jobs and wages in Illinois, with a focus on bolstering seven key industries. Crain's political columnist Greg Hinz and today's guest podcast host, Crain's government reporter A.D. Quig, discuss the proposal. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: Pritzker wants to jo...→

Crain's Daily Gist: Pritzker wants to jolt Illinois' economy. Here's how.

Gov. J.B. Pritzker releases his long-awaited economic development plan to boost jobs and wages in Illinois, with a focus on bolstering seven key industries. Crain's political columnist Greg Hinz and today's guest podcast host, Crain's government reporter A.D. Quig, discuss the proposal. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: Pritzker wants to jo...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Make-or-break time for Lightfoot's agenda

Crain’s political columnist Greg Hinz discusses the obstacles facing the mayor in what could be the toughest two weeks of her career. Plus: Blue Cross bosses rake in the green, Illinois has a marijuana referendum after all, and more. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Make-or-brea...→

Pritzker's Rx for Illinois' ailing economy

The governor is laying out a much-awaited five-year blueprint on how to spur the growth of good-paying jobs here.  Read full article:: Pritzker's Rx for Illinois' ailing econo...→

Crain's Daily Gist: A housing bubble in Chicago?

There's good news and bad news about residential real estate values here. Crain's Dennis Rodkin runs down the risks. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: A housing bubble in ...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Will Illinois let college athletes make money?

A new bill would guarantee athletes the right to profit from their identities. Crain’s reporter Sarah Zimmerman talks to Amy Guth about how this could shape the business of college sports. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Will Illinoi...→

Crain's Daily Gist: Chicago leads the way by this measure—and it's not good

The share of homeowners here who can't afford to sell is almost 8 percent, more than double the national average. Crain's Dennis Rodkin explains what that underwater rate means for the residential market. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: Chicago leads the wa...→

Crain's Daily Gist: Bright spots amid real estate gloom

Two South Side neighborhoods are defying the city's drooping residential sales trend. Crain's Dennis Rodkin discusses the areas where home sales are up, as well as new city laws that affect real estate developers.  Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: Bright spots amid re...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why is this billionaire buying the Chicago Fire?

In an exclusive interview, Morningstar founder Joe Mansueto talks about his decision to purchase full ownership in the soccer team. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why is this ...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why your neighborhood bar is having an existential crisis

The explosion in Chicago breweries and on-site taprooms is becoming a thorn for corner taverns. Plus, progressive groups want new taxes that could spook Chicago's biz community, Illinois joins a bipartisan antitrust probe of Google, and more. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why your nei...→

Pritzker Admin. Members, Illinois Business Leaders Headed To Japan For Trade Mission

Pritzker Admin. Members, Illinois Business Leaders Headed To Japan For Trade Mission

Members of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration are headed to Japan on Friday for the administration’s first overseas trade mission. Read full article:: Pritzker Admin. Members, Illinois Busine...→

Crain's Daily Gist: How Chicago's housing market measures up

How does residential real estate data here compare to national numbers? Crain's reporter Dennis Rodkin offers some perspective, as well as look inside local homes on the market. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: How Chicago's housin...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Home sales are down this year—but here's what's still selling

Half-million-dollar Bronzeville homes. Two- to four-flats. Midcentury modern houses. After months of doom and gloom in the real estate market, reporter Dennis Rodkin shows the pockets of strength. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Home sales a...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: 'We have been set aside and forgotten once again for corporate profit'

People who are passionate about horse racing in Illinois are furious with the owner of Arlington Park. One of them is Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association chief Michael Campbell, who talks with Amy Guth about what he wants the state to do to save the jewel of Illinois’ racing industry. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: 'We have bee...→

Crain's Daily Gist: Cook's prosecutor defends her record on Jussie Smollett, crime data and more

In an interview with Crain's political columnist Greg Hinz and reporter A.D. Quig, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx discussed her priorities and her decisions. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: Cook's prosecutor de...→

Crain's Daily Gist: The future of water in Chicago

We take our access to water for granted, and that's creating a rising tide of problems. Forum editor Hugh Dellios talks about Crain's deep dive into the financial and public health impact of the city's outdated water systems and how climate change is making things much worse. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: The future of water ...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Chicago gets into the startup banking act

It's been 12 years since a new bank opened in Chicago. Reporter Steve Daniels talks about a group of women looking to change that. Plus, Sen. Durbin backs impeachment proceedings, a co-working firm doubles its West Loop tower space, and more. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Chicago gets...→

Crain's Daily Gist: Farmers' Trump tariff fear

Will soybean growers suffer permanent damage in the trade war? It's a short line between Illinois farmers and international politics. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: Farmers' Trump tarif...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Should Chicago raise the bar for bulk condo sales?

A proposal to increase the majority needed to sell all of a Chicago condo building's units in bulk just took a big step forward, according to Crain’s Dennis Rodkin—who talks deconversions and more in his weekly roundup of real estate news. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Should Chica...→

Crain's Daily Gist: London, Singapore… Chicago?

Taxing traffic coming into the city: It's one controversial idea to plug the city's massive budget gap. Crain's reporter A.D. Quig discusses how would it work—and could it raise enough money to be worth the hassle? Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: London, Singapore… C...→

Crain's Daily Gist: Empowering a community

Recent violence targeting Latinos underscores the importance of advocating for and marking the accomplishments of members of the community, says the chief of the Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: Empowering a communi...→

Crain's Daily Gist: The Popeyes chicken sandwich frenzy is a wake-up call for McD's

With online chicken sandwich wars becoming a thing, Crain’s reporter Dalton Barker talks to host Amy Guth about food marketing, social media and changing consumer preferences—and what they mean for McDonald's. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: The Popeyes chicken ...→

J.B. Pritzker Unveils Five-Year Economic Plan for Illinois

J.B. Pritzker Unveils Five-Year Economic Plan for Illinois

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has released a five-year economic plan for Illinois that builds on the state's strongest sectors such as agriculture, health care and transportation. Read full article:: J.B. Pritzker Unveils Five-Year Economic...→

Crain's Daily Gist: How this late fintech pioneer shaped Chicago finance

Click here to subscribe to Crain's Daily Gist on iTunes, Spotify and Stitcher! Envestnet founder Judson Bergman, who revolutionized the financial services technology sector, and his wife were killed in a car crash late last week in San Francisco. Today, Crain's senior reporter Lynne Marek… Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: How this late fintec...→

Illinois sponsor of minimum wage bill looks to aid 'gig economy' workers, too

State Rep. Will Guzzardi is preparing a California-style bill that would require firms like Uber to treat staffers as employees and not independent contractors, with pay and benefits to match. Read full article:: Illinois sponsor of minimum wage bill lo...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Here's what the Michelin awards say about Chicago's dining scene

The prestigious 2020 Michelin stars were unveiled for Chicago restaurants this morning. Crain's reporter Dalton Barker talks about some of our restaurants that earned the coveted stars. Plus, health-tech hub Matter expands to New York, the Chicago Fed chief talks about rate cuts, and more. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Here's what ...→

Crain's Daily Gist: A jobs boom that comes with a price

In Will County, lower-wage distribution jobs are filling a gap left by closed factories. How is that impacting workers? Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: A jobs boom that com...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why is Lightfoot banning pot sales downtown?

The mayor today made moves that could reduce tax revenue by banning sales in the portion of the city where tourists and visitors are concentrated. Crain’s Greg Hinz talks to Amy Guth about the narrow line Lightfoot is trying to walk. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why is Light...→

Crain's Daily Gist: United's front-of-the-plane profit push

The carrier has a high-end plan to boost its share of premium seats, which fetch fares as much as five times the price of a coach seat. Crain's John Pletz tells what that looks like for the airline, and for customers from business to budget. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: United's front-of-th...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why an ambitious plan for pricey homes in Winnetka fizzled

A multi-million dollar miscalculation in Chicago's suburbs, an apartment building torn down before anyone moved in and more—all are part of today’s conversation with Crain’s residential real estate report Dennis Rodkin. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why an ambit...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: How Chicago can step up on gun violence

Crains’ Forum series takes us deep into public policy issues that matter to Chicago. After a violent Labor Day weekend, editor Hugh Dellios talks about the project's focus on gun violence and where the city goes from here. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: How Chicago ...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: What the landmark opioid ruling means for drug companies

An Oklahoma judge ordered pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to pay over $500 million for its role in the state's opioid crisis. Today, Crain's health care reporter Stephanie Goldberg talks about why the case is significant.  Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: What the lan...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Make-or-break time for Lightfoot's agenda

Crain’s political columnist Greg Hinz discusses the obstacles facing the mayor in what could be the toughest two weeks of her career. Plus: Blue Cross bosses rake in the green, Illinois has a marijuana referendum after all, and more. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Make-or-brea...→

J.B. Pritzker Unveils Five-Year Economic Plan for Illinois

J.B. Pritzker Unveils Five-Year Economic Plan for Illinois

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has released a five-year economic plan for Illinois that builds on the state's strongest sectors such as agriculture, health care and transportation. Read full article:: J.B. Pritzker Unveils Five-Year Economic...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: 'We have been set aside and forgotten once again for corporate profit'

People who are passionate about horse racing in Illinois are furious with the owner of Arlington Park. One of them is Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association chief Michael Campbell, who talks with Amy Guth about what he wants the state to do to save the jewel of Illinois’ racing industry. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: 'We have bee...→

Crain's Daily Gist: A housing bubble in Chicago?

There's good news and bad news about residential real estate values here. Crain's Dennis Rodkin runs down the risks. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: A housing bubble in ...→

Illinois sponsor of minimum wage bill looks to aid 'gig economy' workers, too

State Rep. Will Guzzardi is preparing a California-style bill that would require firms like Uber to treat staffers as employees and not independent contractors, with pay and benefits to match. Read full article:: Illinois sponsor of minimum wage bill lo...→

Crain's Daily Gist: The future of water in Chicago

We take our access to water for granted, and that's creating a rising tide of problems. Forum editor Hugh Dellios talks about Crain's deep dive into the financial and public health impact of the city's outdated water systems and how climate change is making things much worse. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: The future of water ...→

Crain's Daily Gist: Chicago leads the way by this measure—and it's not good

The share of homeowners here who can't afford to sell is almost 8 percent, more than double the national average. Crain's Dennis Rodkin explains what that underwater rate means for the residential market. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: Chicago leads the wa...→

Crain's Daily Gist: A jobs boom that comes with a price

In Will County, lower-wage distribution jobs are filling a gap left by closed factories. How is that impacting workers? Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: A jobs boom that com...→

Crain's Daily Gist: Farmers' Trump tariff fear

Will soybean growers suffer permanent damage in the trade war? It's a short line between Illinois farmers and international politics. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: Farmers' Trump tarif...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why is this billionaire buying the Chicago Fire?

In an exclusive interview, Morningstar founder Joe Mansueto talks about his decision to purchase full ownership in the soccer team. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why is this ...→

Crain's Daily Gist: United's front-of-the-plane profit push

The carrier has a high-end plan to boost its share of premium seats, which fetch fares as much as five times the price of a coach seat. Crain's John Pletz tells what that looks like for the airline, and for customers from business to budget. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: United's front-of-th...→

Crain's Daily Gist: London, Singapore… Chicago?

Taxing traffic coming into the city: It's one controversial idea to plug the city's massive budget gap. Crain's reporter A.D. Quig discusses how would it work—and could it raise enough money to be worth the hassle? Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: London, Singapore… C...→

Pritzker Admin. Members, Illinois Business Leaders Headed To Japan For Trade Mission

Pritzker Admin. Members, Illinois Business Leaders Headed To Japan For Trade Mission

Members of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration are headed to Japan on Friday for the administration’s first overseas trade mission. Read full article:: Pritzker Admin. Members, Illinois Busine...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: How Chicago can step up on gun violence

Crains’ Forum series takes us deep into public policy issues that matter to Chicago. After a violent Labor Day weekend, editor Hugh Dellios talks about the project's focus on gun violence and where the city goes from here. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: How Chicago ...→

Crain's Daily Gist: The Popeyes chicken sandwich frenzy is a wake-up call for McD's

With online chicken sandwich wars becoming a thing, Crain’s reporter Dalton Barker talks to host Amy Guth about food marketing, social media and changing consumer preferences—and what they mean for McDonald's. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: The Popeyes chicken ...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Home sales are down this year—but here's what's still selling

Half-million-dollar Bronzeville homes. Two- to four-flats. Midcentury modern houses. After months of doom and gloom in the real estate market, reporter Dennis Rodkin shows the pockets of strength. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Home sales a...→

Pritzker's Rx for Illinois' ailing economy

The governor is laying out a much-awaited five-year blueprint on how to spur the growth of good-paying jobs here.  Read full article:: Pritzker's Rx for Illinois' ailing econo...→

Crain's Daily Gist: How this late fintech pioneer shaped Chicago finance

Click here to subscribe to Crain's Daily Gist on iTunes, Spotify and Stitcher! Envestnet founder Judson Bergman, who revolutionized the financial services technology sector, and his wife were killed in a car crash late last week in San Francisco. Today, Crain's senior reporter Lynne Marek… Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: How this late fintec...→

Crain's Daily Gist: Cook's prosecutor defends her record on Jussie Smollett, crime data and more

In an interview with Crain's political columnist Greg Hinz and reporter A.D. Quig, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx discussed her priorities and her decisions. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: Cook's prosecutor de...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Will Illinois let college athletes make money?

A new bill would guarantee athletes the right to profit from their identities. Crain’s reporter Sarah Zimmerman talks to Amy Guth about how this could shape the business of college sports. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Will Illinoi...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Here's what the Michelin awards say about Chicago's dining scene

The prestigious 2020 Michelin stars were unveiled for Chicago restaurants this morning. Crain's reporter Dalton Barker talks about some of our restaurants that earned the coveted stars. Plus, health-tech hub Matter expands to New York, the Chicago Fed chief talks about rate cuts, and more. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Here's what ...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Chicago gets into the startup banking act

It's been 12 years since a new bank opened in Chicago. Reporter Steve Daniels talks about a group of women looking to change that. Plus, Sen. Durbin backs impeachment proceedings, a co-working firm doubles its West Loop tower space, and more. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Chicago gets...→

Crain's Daily Gist: Bright spots amid real estate gloom

Two South Side neighborhoods are defying the city's drooping residential sales trend. Crain's Dennis Rodkin discusses the areas where home sales are up, as well as new city laws that affect real estate developers.  Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: Bright spots amid re...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why is Lightfoot banning pot sales downtown?

The mayor today made moves that could reduce tax revenue by banning sales in the portion of the city where tourists and visitors are concentrated. Crain’s Greg Hinz talks to Amy Guth about the narrow line Lightfoot is trying to walk. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why is Light...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Should Chicago raise the bar for bulk condo sales?

A proposal to increase the majority needed to sell all of a Chicago condo building's units in bulk just took a big step forward, according to Crain’s Dennis Rodkin—who talks deconversions and more in his weekly roundup of real estate news. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Should Chica...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why your neighborhood bar is having an existential crisis

The explosion in Chicago breweries and on-site taprooms is becoming a thorn for corner taverns. Plus, progressive groups want new taxes that could spook Chicago's biz community, Illinois joins a bipartisan antitrust probe of Google, and more. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why your nei...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why an ambitious plan for pricey homes in Winnetka fizzled

A multi-million dollar miscalculation in Chicago's suburbs, an apartment building torn down before anyone moved in and more—all are part of today’s conversation with Crain’s residential real estate report Dennis Rodkin. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why an ambit...→

Crain's Daily Gist: Empowering a community

Recent violence targeting Latinos underscores the importance of advocating for and marking the accomplishments of members of the community, says the chief of the Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: Empowering a communi...→

Crain's Daily Gist: How Chicago's housing market measures up

How does residential real estate data here compare to national numbers? Crain's reporter Dennis Rodkin offers some perspective, as well as look inside local homes on the market. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: How Chicago's housin...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: What the landmark opioid ruling means for drug companies

An Oklahoma judge ordered pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to pay over $500 million for its role in the state's opioid crisis. Today, Crain's health care reporter Stephanie Goldberg talks about why the case is significant.  Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: What the lan...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Make-or-break time for Lightfoot's agenda

Crain’s political columnist Greg Hinz discusses the obstacles facing the mayor in what could be the toughest two weeks of her career. Plus: Blue Cross bosses rake in the green, Illinois has a marijuana referendum after all, and more. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Make-or-brea...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Home sales are down this year—but here's what's still selling

Half-million-dollar Bronzeville homes. Two- to four-flats. Midcentury modern houses. After months of doom and gloom in the real estate market, reporter Dennis Rodkin shows the pockets of strength. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Home sales a...→

J.B. Pritzker Unveils Five-Year Economic Plan for Illinois

J.B. Pritzker Unveils Five-Year Economic Plan for Illinois

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has released a five-year economic plan for Illinois that builds on the state's strongest sectors such as agriculture, health care and transportation. Read full article:: J.B. Pritzker Unveils Five-Year Economic...→

Pritzker's Rx for Illinois' ailing economy

The governor is laying out a much-awaited five-year blueprint on how to spur the growth of good-paying jobs here.  Read full article:: Pritzker's Rx for Illinois' ailing econo...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: 'We have been set aside and forgotten once again for corporate profit'

People who are passionate about horse racing in Illinois are furious with the owner of Arlington Park. One of them is Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association chief Michael Campbell, who talks with Amy Guth about what he wants the state to do to save the jewel of Illinois’ racing industry. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: 'We have bee...→

Crain's Daily Gist: How this late fintech pioneer shaped Chicago finance

Click here to subscribe to Crain's Daily Gist on iTunes, Spotify and Stitcher! Envestnet founder Judson Bergman, who revolutionized the financial services technology sector, and his wife were killed in a car crash late last week in San Francisco. Today, Crain's senior reporter Lynne Marek… Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: How this late fintec...→

Crain's Daily Gist: A housing bubble in Chicago?

There's good news and bad news about residential real estate values here. Crain's Dennis Rodkin runs down the risks. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: A housing bubble in ...→

Crain's Daily Gist: Cook's prosecutor defends her record on Jussie Smollett, crime data and more

In an interview with Crain's political columnist Greg Hinz and reporter A.D. Quig, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx discussed her priorities and her decisions. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: Cook's prosecutor de...→

Illinois sponsor of minimum wage bill looks to aid 'gig economy' workers, too

State Rep. Will Guzzardi is preparing a California-style bill that would require firms like Uber to treat staffers as employees and not independent contractors, with pay and benefits to match. Read full article:: Illinois sponsor of minimum wage bill lo...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Will Illinois let college athletes make money?

A new bill would guarantee athletes the right to profit from their identities. Crain’s reporter Sarah Zimmerman talks to Amy Guth about how this could shape the business of college sports. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Will Illinoi...→

Crain's Daily Gist: The future of water in Chicago

We take our access to water for granted, and that's creating a rising tide of problems. Forum editor Hugh Dellios talks about Crain's deep dive into the financial and public health impact of the city's outdated water systems and how climate change is making things much worse. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: The future of water ...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Here's what the Michelin awards say about Chicago's dining scene

The prestigious 2020 Michelin stars were unveiled for Chicago restaurants this morning. Crain's reporter Dalton Barker talks about some of our restaurants that earned the coveted stars. Plus, health-tech hub Matter expands to New York, the Chicago Fed chief talks about rate cuts, and more. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Here's what ...→

Crain's Daily Gist: Chicago leads the way by this measure—and it's not good

The share of homeowners here who can't afford to sell is almost 8 percent, more than double the national average. Crain's Dennis Rodkin explains what that underwater rate means for the residential market. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: Chicago leads the wa...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Chicago gets into the startup banking act

It's been 12 years since a new bank opened in Chicago. Reporter Steve Daniels talks about a group of women looking to change that. Plus, Sen. Durbin backs impeachment proceedings, a co-working firm doubles its West Loop tower space, and more. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Chicago gets...→

Crain's Daily Gist: A jobs boom that comes with a price

In Will County, lower-wage distribution jobs are filling a gap left by closed factories. How is that impacting workers? Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: A jobs boom that com...→

Crain's Daily Gist: Bright spots amid real estate gloom

Two South Side neighborhoods are defying the city's drooping residential sales trend. Crain's Dennis Rodkin discusses the areas where home sales are up, as well as new city laws that affect real estate developers.  Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: Bright spots amid re...→

Crain's Daily Gist: Farmers' Trump tariff fear

Will soybean growers suffer permanent damage in the trade war? It's a short line between Illinois farmers and international politics. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: Farmers' Trump tarif...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why is Lightfoot banning pot sales downtown?

The mayor today made moves that could reduce tax revenue by banning sales in the portion of the city where tourists and visitors are concentrated. Crain’s Greg Hinz talks to Amy Guth about the narrow line Lightfoot is trying to walk. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why is Light...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why is this billionaire buying the Chicago Fire?

In an exclusive interview, Morningstar founder Joe Mansueto talks about his decision to purchase full ownership in the soccer team. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why is this ...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Should Chicago raise the bar for bulk condo sales?

A proposal to increase the majority needed to sell all of a Chicago condo building's units in bulk just took a big step forward, according to Crain’s Dennis Rodkin—who talks deconversions and more in his weekly roundup of real estate news. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Should Chica...→

Crain's Daily Gist: United's front-of-the-plane profit push

The carrier has a high-end plan to boost its share of premium seats, which fetch fares as much as five times the price of a coach seat. Crain's John Pletz tells what that looks like for the airline, and for customers from business to budget. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: United's front-of-th...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why your neighborhood bar is having an existential crisis

The explosion in Chicago breweries and on-site taprooms is becoming a thorn for corner taverns. Plus, progressive groups want new taxes that could spook Chicago's biz community, Illinois joins a bipartisan antitrust probe of Google, and more. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why your nei...→

Crain's Daily Gist: London, Singapore… Chicago?

Taxing traffic coming into the city: It's one controversial idea to plug the city's massive budget gap. Crain's reporter A.D. Quig discusses how would it work—and could it raise enough money to be worth the hassle? Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: London, Singapore… C...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why an ambitious plan for pricey homes in Winnetka fizzled

A multi-million dollar miscalculation in Chicago's suburbs, an apartment building torn down before anyone moved in and more—all are part of today’s conversation with Crain’s residential real estate report Dennis Rodkin. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why an ambit...→

Pritzker Admin. Members, Illinois Business Leaders Headed To Japan For Trade Mission

Pritzker Admin. Members, Illinois Business Leaders Headed To Japan For Trade Mission

Members of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration are headed to Japan on Friday for the administration’s first overseas trade mission. Read full article:: Pritzker Admin. Members, Illinois Busine...→

Crain's Daily Gist: Empowering a community

Recent violence targeting Latinos underscores the importance of advocating for and marking the accomplishments of members of the community, says the chief of the Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: Empowering a communi...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: How Chicago can step up on gun violence

Crains’ Forum series takes us deep into public policy issues that matter to Chicago. After a violent Labor Day weekend, editor Hugh Dellios talks about the project's focus on gun violence and where the city goes from here. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: How Chicago ...→

Crain's Daily Gist: How Chicago's housing market measures up

How does residential real estate data here compare to national numbers? Crain's reporter Dennis Rodkin offers some perspective, as well as look inside local homes on the market. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: How Chicago's housin...→

Crain's Daily Gist: The Popeyes chicken sandwich frenzy is a wake-up call for McD's

With online chicken sandwich wars becoming a thing, Crain’s reporter Dalton Barker talks to host Amy Guth about food marketing, social media and changing consumer preferences—and what they mean for McDonald's. Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist: The Popeyes chicken ...→

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: What the landmark opioid ruling means for drug companies

An Oklahoma judge ordered pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to pay over $500 million for its role in the state's opioid crisis. Today, Crain's health care reporter Stephanie Goldberg talks about why the case is significant.  Read full article:: Crain's Daily Gist podcast: What the lan...→