Chicagoans seek psychic relief by making a mockery of the fired police superintendent.
Tag: Chicago Board of Trade
Why did Mayor Emanuel stonewall the Tribune?
The newspaper spent months fighting for information from the Chicago Public Schools.
NYSE sale to ICE different from CBT to CME
ICE, CME, and TIFs: In the battle of the acronyms, New York fared better than Chicago
A financial exchange
CME needed the big tax break it just got, because it has so many hungry pols to feed.
8/7 — Free Pizza at Roots & Culture
On Sat 8/7, Roots & Culture hosts an opening reception for “Hey, We’re All Beginners Here!,” with free pizza.
To explore the gap between wheat as commodity and wheat as food, artist Sarah Kavage bought—and took possession of—1,000 bushels.
The latest weirdness on the wheat market
Evan Dooley’s bad wheat bets cost a Chicago firm $141.5 million.
Bread and circuses
What Chicago has to do with the price of wheat, and China.
A Sucker’s System
In effect, the city is proposing to divert roughly $67 million in property taxes from the chronically broke schools, parks, and county on the shoulders of an $8 million project. Only in Chicago would this kind of deal stand a chance.
Money for nothing . . .
Welfare for the well-off: a new proposal would give $40 million in TIF funds to the newly merged Merc and Board of Trade.
A rogue trader’s path from the pits to prison in 25 steps