<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Chicago Business News - Money, Financial & Corporate News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/business http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.comen-usThu, 20 Oct 2016 20:15:53 -0500Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:15:53 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Fewer People Are Visiting Trump-Branded Properties: Analysts]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:38:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-528652674.jpg
The number of visitors to Donald Trump-branded properties dropped in September by more than 16 percent compared to the same month last year, CNBC reports.That drop follows a 7.1 percent year-over-year...

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<![CDATA[Tony Robbins Hypes Up Dreamforce Crowds in San Francisco]]> Wed, 05 Oct 2016 17:15:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/Tonyrobbinsofficial.jpg
There was no fire walk or Oprah Moment, but Tony Robbins did unleash his trademark high-energy self-help wisdom upon thousands on the opening night of cloud-computing company Salesforce's Dreamforce conference...]]>
<![CDATA[Mall of America Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving]]> Thu, 06 Oct 2016 14:33:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP28704920138.jpg
The nation's largest shopping mall has officially taken a stand against Thanksgiving Day shopping, as Mall of America announced Wednesday it will be closed for the holiday.

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<![CDATA[Airlines Reading, Responding to Social Media Rants]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:25:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/swa-airline-tweets-compliants.jpg
A new study says airlines are reading posts made by customers complaining over delayed or canceled flights and poor service, and are responding to those messages. Dallas-based Southwest Airlines has a team...

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<![CDATA[Wells Fargo CEO to Forfeit $41M Amid Review]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:52:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_16260609890795-wells-fargo.jpg
Secretary of Labor Tom Perez on Tuesday said he would initiate a "top-to-bottom" review of labor practices at disgraced bank Wells Fargo, NBC News reported.Perez was responding to a letter from eight...

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<![CDATA[How to Protect Yourself From Hackers ]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:38:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/NC_onlinetuneup0923_1920x1080.jpg
Thursday's news that Yahoo suffered a hack of 500 million of its user accounts may have many people taking a new look at how to keep their own email accounts and personal information secure.]]>
<![CDATA[How The Marriott-Starwood Merger Affects Your Rewards]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:37:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/marriott.jpg
The Marriott International brand to become the largest hotel chain in the world, after its $13 billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide in a merger that closed on Friday morning.But...

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<![CDATA[Embattled Wells Fargo CEO Resigns From Federal Panel]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:15:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_16264579459541-Stumpf.jpg
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf stepped down from his position on the Federal Reserve Advisory Council Thursday, according to a statement from the San Francisco Federal Reserve. Wells Fargo told CNBC that Stumpf...

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<![CDATA[FedEx Hiring 1,000 in Chicago Ahead of Holiday Season]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:10:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Fedex-Truck2.jpg
FedEx is adding more than 1,000 seasonal positions ahead of the holiday season.

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<![CDATA[Prime Now Adds First Beauty Store for Chicago Users]]> Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:20:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/227*120/amazon1.png
Chicago Amazon Prime users have already been able to get groceries, food and gifts delivered to their homes in a matter of hours, but now they can add beauty products to that list.

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<![CDATA[Ford to Stop Producing Small Cars in US]]> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:02:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-513343308-ford-generic.jpg
Ford says it will move its entire small car operation from America to Mexico, NBC News reported."Over the next two to three years, we will have migrated all of our small car production to Mexico," CEO...]]>
<![CDATA[FAA Issues Warning About Samsung Phones]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 19:59:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_16246359982059-samsung.jpg
The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday strongly urged travelers not to turn on or charge Samsung Galaxy Note 7 cell phones while on planes, after a series of incidents involving exploding batteries.In...

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<![CDATA[‘I Already Lost Them’: The World Reacts to Apple’s AirPods]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 18:35:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_16251682398866-iphone-7-earbud.gif
At Apple’s product launch event Wednesday, the company confirmed what many had been speculating for months: The new iPhone 7 does not have a headphone jack. iPhone users who want to communicate and listen...

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<![CDATA[Airbnb Addresses Claims of Racism, Revamps Website]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 13:05:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/airbnb-homepage.jpg
Before the end of the year, Airbnb plans to display user photos less prominently, promote instant bookings and introduce technological changes to address widespread reports of racial discrimination against...

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<![CDATA[Facebook Satellites Part of Plan for Internet in Space]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 15:57:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/spacex-explostion-smoke.jpg
On Thursday, a SpaceX rocket, along with a satellite leased in part by Facebook, were destroyed in a launch pad explosion at Cape Canaveral. The explosion, in which no people were harmed, occurred during...

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<![CDATA[Pumpkin Spice Latte Returns as Starbucks Debuts New Drink]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:01:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/PSL_and_Chile_Mocha_2016.jpg
Starbucks isn’t waiting for summer weather to end before it begins dishing out its fall treats.

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<![CDATA[Tesla Needs More Money to Keep Model 3 On Track]]> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:48:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-490597798.jpg
Automaker Tesla will need to raise additional capital in order to continue as planned with development of its new Model 3 sedan and its giant battery “gigafactory” in Reno, the company said Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Popular Suburban Pizza Restaurant Plans New Chicago Location]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:48:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/230*120/nick%27s+pizza.png
A popular northwest suburban pizza restaurant is eyeing its first Chicago location.]]>
<![CDATA[Guests' Data May Have Been Hacked at Hotels]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:49:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/HotelHack-AP_16228457715731%281%29.jpg
Hyatt, Sheraton, Marriott and Westin hotels in 10 states and the District of Columbia may have been targeted by hackers for months. According to the hotel operator HEI Hotels & Resorts, malware put into place...

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<![CDATA[Macy's to Close 100 Stores Nationwide]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 08:06:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-530665646.jpg
Macy's announced Thursday plans close approximately 100 of its department stores, the latest effort to adapt to shifting consumer shopping patterns and more online competition, CNBC reported.The 100 store...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Japan Raided on Suspicion of Antitrust Practices]]> Mon, 08 Aug 2016 06:33:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-151368933.jpg
Japan's Fair Trade Commission has raided the offices of Amazon's local unit on suspicion of pressuring retailers to offer products at lower prices than on rival sites, the Nikkei business daily said on...

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<![CDATA[Millennials Cause Home Ownership to Drop ]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:59:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/house_home_+for_sale_owner_generic.jpg
The nation’s home ownership rate fell to its all-time low, and could drop further in the months to come, NBC News reported. The rate fell to 62.9 percent, the same as it was in 1965, when the U.S.

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<![CDATA[Facebook Beats Analyst Expectations in Second Quarter]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:32:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/FacebookLogo3.jpg
Facebook beat Wall Street expectations, posting stronger earnings for the second-quarter, NBC News reported. The company reported $6.44 billion in revenue, according to a release posted after the end of...

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