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Average gas prices

Per gallon of regular fuel           Thursday Week ago Month ago Year ago Northwest Indiana $3.030 $3.119 $3.412 $3.307 Chicago metro $3.296 $3.401 $3.623 $3.547 Nation $3.079 $3.163 $3.340 $3.339 Source: AAA Fuel Gauge Report        

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Business - Oil prices

Day Close Change Wednesday $81.75 +1.62

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Average gas prices

Per gallon of regular fuel           Wednesday Week ago Month ago Year ago Northwest Indiana $3.044 $3.143 $3.378 $3.322 Chicago metro $3.054 $3.061 $3.255 $3.345 Nation $3.086 $3.177 $3.338 $3.344 Source: AAA Fuel Gauge Report        

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Business - Oil prices

Day Close Change Wednesday $80.52 -1.97

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Business - Metal price

Metal Price Change Copper $3.0225 -0.0085 Gold $1244.80 -6.2 Silver $17.186 -0.318 Platinum $1271.60 -12.1

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Great Lakes steel production rises by 7,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rose to 670,000 tons, as overall domestic output picked up.

October 22, 2014 5:30 pm

Business - Metal price

Metal Price Change Copper $3.0310 +0.0405 Gold $1251.00 +0.700 Silver $17.504 +0.200 Platinum $1283.70 +15.80

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Business - Metal price

Metal Price Change Copper $2.9905 -0.0105 Gold $1244.00 +5.70 Silver $17.304 +0.122 Platinum $1267.90 +5.90

October 21, 2014 12:00 am

Business - Oil prices

Day Close Change Friday $82.71 +0.04

October 21, 2014 12:00 am

Average gas prices

Per gallon of regular fuel           Tuesday Week ago Month ago Year ago Northwest Indiana $3.045 $3.174 $3.397 $3.366 Chicago metro $3.321 $3.451 $3.657 $3.575 Nation $3.100 $3.199 $3.348 $3.353 Source: AAA Fuel Gauge Report        

October 21, 2014 12:00 am

STORY OF THE WEEK

Strack & Van Til names new president

October 19, 2014 12:00 am
Professionals on the move

Professionals on the move

Terany Collins, of Merrillville, was promoted to program manager at the Mental Health America of Lake County’s Hammond office. Amber Thornberry, of Gary, was promoted to Healthy Families supervisor at the organization’s Hammond office.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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ESTATE PLANNING: What does an executor do?

Q: I have been asked to act as an executor in someone's will. I'm not even sure what the executor does. Any advice?

October 18, 2014 2:44 pm

TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS: Holladay completes LifeWorks land sale

Holladay Properties has closed on the sale of Lot 9, a 2.78 acre parcel of land located in the LifeWorks Business Park in Michigan City. The site is located near the intersection of I-94 and US-421 and construction is expected to begin this fall on a new, 86 room Hilton branded hotel. The sa…

October 18, 2014 2:00 pm
SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Nine Muses, Crete

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Nine Muses, Crete

Vintage, upscale and eco-clothing line the racks at Nine Muses, a small shop in the heart of Crete's historic Main Street.

October 18, 2014 1:53 pm Photos

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Entrepreneurs to be honored

MERRILLVILLE | The Northwest ISBDC will welcome the 2014 class of honorees at its 23rd annual Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards, or E-Day.

October 18, 2014 12:37 pm

EYE ON THE PIE: Stop the whining and vote

It’s time. Early voting and absentee ballots are available. For traditionalists, Nov. 4 is only a few days away. If you are registered, there is no excuse for not voting.

October 18, 2014 10:27 am

BUSINESS MARKETING: A huge step for mankind started from a leap off a dune

A little earlier this week The Society of Innovators, the organization that works to foster an environment supportive of innovation, inducted their newest members, fellows, and teams. One of the key moments of the evening is the awarding the Chanute Prize, which was presented to two outstand…

October 18, 2014 9:55 am
Students interact with local leaders

Students interact with local leaders

Today's teenagers represent tomorrow's business and community leaders, entrepreneurs and inventors: the young professionals of the 21st century.

October 17, 2014 4:02 pm Photos

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INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Health Care Provider Expanding

An Indianapolis-based health care services provider is planning to nearly triple its work force and space. Activate Healthcare LLC says it will invest more than $650,000 into expanding its headquarters and add over 200 jobs throughout the state over the next decade. The company has 18 on-sit…

October 17, 2014 2:36 pm

FUTURES FILE: What is deflation?

During wild price swings many recall, understand and fear inflation as an insidious threat to our buying power as the paper dollars in our wallets buy less and less as prices go up. But what happens if prices go down?

October 17, 2014 2:06 pm

CONSUMER AFFAIRS: DOL's lifetime income calculator

If you participate in a 401(k) or similar retirement savings plan, you may find the U.S. Department of Labor’s Lifetime Income Calculator of interest.

October 17, 2014 10:37 am

INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Festival Builds on Riverfront Revival

An event returning to southeast Indiana after a decade-long absence represents another phase in Jeffersonville's comeback. Steamboat Days, which honors the city's Ohio River heritage, coincides with the Centennial Festival of Riverboats in Louisville and the nearby Clarksville Riverfest. Lua…

October 16, 2014 1:01 pm

LaPorte County seeks influence with Toll Road

LaPorte County has taken steps aimed at influencing the state to try and take back operations of the Indiana Toll Road and provide revenue sharing to counties along the entire stretch of the highway if the road remains under a lease.

October 16, 2014 12:00 pm

YOUR MIND ON MONEY: The financial ramifications of Ebola

So what should we talk about this week? Well if this conversation is to have anything in common with just about every other conversation I’ve had this week there can be only one answer.

October 16, 2014 11:14 am
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