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The Obama administration forgot the first rule of the jungle: Never threaten a mother protecting her young.
There's been a slugfest in the stock market since the beginning of the year.
Just hope you don't have any questions when you try to figure out your taxes this year.
Get used to it.
2014 didn't turn out to be the year analysts thought it would be for stocks in Illinois or nationally, as surprise twists in the economy turned expected losers into winners and global behemoths like Caterpillar into losers.
Stock investors are craving assurances as the unrelenting fall in oil prices has been stoking concerns that the global economy is weakening and the bull market's days may be numbered.
As many high school seniors decide in the next couple of months what college they will attend, most will be flying blind about what their decision will cost them next year or 10 years later.
It was easy to make money in stocks and bonds in 2014.
Are you ready for retirement?
The stock market is expected to continue to be kind to investors in the new year but with more humble gains than the last three years.
You can believe in Santa.
The Illinois legislature has thrown a life preserver to about 2.5 million workers in danger of discovering in retirement that they are going to be far short of money.
Maybe it's time to coin a new song for the holidays, something along the lines of, "It's beginning to feel a lot like tax-mess."
Do you want to keep up with the Joneses?
Did Santa sneak down your chimney earlier in November and drop so much candy into your investment stocking that he won't show up again between now and Christmas?
Japan has fallen back into a recession, a continuation of more than two decades of struggles and a warning about the overwhelming challenge of getting an economy healthy again after massive debt and a real estate bubble poison it.
Americans are feeling better about their finances than at any time since the Great Recession of 2007-09, but that doesn't mean they are ready to go on a spending spree.
A month after investors fretted that Ebola, Middle East fighting and worldwide deflation would pull the rug out from under the stock market, stocks have taken an impressive turn for the best.
One of the magic ingredients that's been sweetening the stock market the last couple of years has been the popular practice of companies buying back shares of their own stock.
Halloween has just passed so should you be getting ready to serve Thanksgiving dinner, shop for Christmas or Hanukkah, or plan for April?