Posts tagged "economics"

Sun-Times torpedoes flawed anti-WalMart study

Sun-Times to WalMart critics: Fire One This is one great editorial, taking issue with a Loyola University and University of Illinois at Chicago study claiming that Chicago’s first and only WalMart on the West Side has been an economic bummer for the community. The editorial started: The folks who don’t want any more Wal-Marts in... Read more »

Illinois' bonds heading toward junk rating

Moody’s Investors Service has lowered its rating on Illinois’ general obligation bonds to A1 from Aa3. If doesn’t interest you, you should know that it will eventually cost you money–indirectly for sure, but nonetheless you’ll be hearing from the state once again about its serious financial troubles. A lower bond rating means that Illinois will... Read more »
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