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Why the stock market IS important

For most people, the stock market isn’t that important. That’s according to Edward Stuart, emeritus professor of economics at Northeastern Illinois University, who suggested in a recent appearance on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight not to worry about the recent market plummet. Tribune Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Mary Schmich was so taken aback by the assertion that she followed up with... Read more »

AFSCME is long on "no," but short on answers for Illinois' pension crisis

This WTTW discussion/interview/debate about Illinois’ underfunded pensions is amazing for how a representative of the public employees union got away with dodging the question: What would you do? A three-tiered pension reform bill made it out of a House committee, but its prospects on the House floor are uncertain. (Details of the bill are here.)... Read more »
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