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  • Consumers fuel steady U.S. economy as rest of world struggles

    WASHINGTON – There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 1:42 pm
  • CEO Tim Suter named outstanding citizen by Sycamore Chamber of Commerce

    SYCAMORE – Heidi Wright told a room of 361 people Thursday how The Suter Company President and CEO Tim Suter interviewed her for her job 14 years ago ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • U.S. unemployment benefit applications plunge to 15-year low

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking unemployment aid plunged last week to the lowest level in almost 15 years, a sign hiring will likely remain ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • Boeing reports 4Q profit of $1.47 billion on airplane sales

    CHICAGO – Demand for commercial jets airliners boosted Boeing Co.'s fourth-quarter profit by 19 percent, topping Wall Street expectations by a wide ma ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 8:20 am
  • ‘For sale’ sign raised at DeKalb's Moxie

    DeKALB – With the owner of Moxie preparing to close the store for good in the coming months, the sale sign went into the store’s front window last wee ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Matt Duffy: DeKalb chamber honors the past

    As we look for ways to do things better, faster and more efficiently, it’s easy to overlook the accomplishments of those who got us to where we are to ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Global economy hopes raised after European stimulus

    DAVOS, Switzerland – The global economic outlook just got brighter after this week’s big stimulus from the European Central Bank, leading policymakers ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • U.S. home sales rise in December

    WASHINGTON – More Americans purchased homes in December, yet total sales slipped in 2014 as first-time buyers struggled to find houses.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:56 am
  • McDonald's earnings fall; changes afoot to woo customers

    OAK BROOK – McDonald's isn't lovin' it, and it's going to do something about it.The world's largest ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:25 am
  • United Airlines 4Q profit drops 80 percent on write-downs

    CHICAGO – United Airlines' fourth-quarter profit fell 80 percent due to severance costs and contracts that lost value as oil prices tumbled.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Sycamore Chamber of Commerce to celebrate 100 years

    SYCAMORE – As Sycamore Chamber of Commerce approaches its 100th anniversary, it looks to create opportunities to help its businesses thrive and to gro ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Borek: Broad participation strengthens enterprise zone application

    On behalf of the DeKalb County Economic Development Corp. and DeKalb County Government, we would like to thank all of the communities and taxing bodie ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Business leaders' wish list for Bruce Rauner notes revenue needs

    CHAMPAIGN – With one of their own in the governor’s mansion, Illinois business leaders have a long wish list for wealthy venture capitalist Bruce Raun ...
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • FVOAS donation

    Olaf Gjovik (right) of the Gjovik Auto Group presented Cindy Worsley, executive director of the Fox Valley Older Adult Services, with a $1,500 donatio ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • U.S. consumer prices drop 0.4 percent in December

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer prices fell in December by the largest amount in six years, reflecting another big monthly decline in gas prices and provid ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 8:30 am
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