Traser Michael Urkonis, left, and specialist Frank Masiello work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. The stock market is opening little changed following last week's strong U.S. jobs report. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Specialist Anthony Matesic, left, and trader James Doherty on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. The stock market is opening little changed following last week's strong U.S. jobs report. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Trader Michael Zicchinolfi, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. The stock market is opening little changed following last week's strong U.S. jobs report. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
NEW YORK | The stock market notched another record close Monday after a big acquisition in the food industry. Hope for a longer-term budget deal in Washington also helped.
Specialists Jeffrey Sheldon, left, and David Vail confer at a post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana schools and local governments will lose about a sixth of their total property tax revenues if Gov. Mike Pence succeeds in eliminating the business personal property tax.
MERRILLVILLE | Michael Hicks, director of the Ball State Center for Business and Economic Research and a professor of economics in the Miller College of Business, will review economic trends in 2013 and offer a forecast for the business climate in 2014.
A shopper carries Macy's bags while crossing an intersection outside Macy's on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in New York.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican legislative leaders that used to proudly endorse the pending Indiana marriage amendment now are working hard to minimize it compared to other topics the General Assembly likely will tackle next year.
In this Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, file photo, job applicants arrives for an internship job fair held by the Miami Marlins, at Marlins Park in Miami. The government issues the October jobs report, on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, which had been delayed a week because of the government shutdown.
Twitter signage is draped on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday in New York.
GARY | Poverty reaches across Northwest Indiana into communities not traditionally considered areas of low incomes, and creating solutions will involve a regional partnership to stimulate economic growth and educational opportunities.
HOBART │ Manufacturing returning to the U.S., a housing and construction comeback and “getting junior out of the house” are some of the reasons the country is on an economic journey to normal, according to an industry expert.
My top priorities have always been to strengthen Indiana’s economy and to help create Hoosier jobs. We can all agree — Democrats and Republicans — the recent government shutdown and the threat of failing to pay our nation’s bills were a significant setback to this seemingly simple goal.
The effort to privatize Gary/Chicago International Airport is back on a fast track with last week's announcement the airport is now exclusively negotiating a deal with Aviation Facilities Company Inc., known as AFCO, of Dulles, Va.
MERRILLVILLE | Fifth Third Bank and the Northwest Indiana Forum have scheduled a Wednesday presentation about the current financial market and the journey to growth for the U.S. economy.
The gaming market has largely stabilized in Northwest Indiana, with the immediate impact of Illinois moves like slots in bars and the Rivers Casino opening there now fading.
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