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November 22, 2016 View email in browser

Dow surpasses 19,000 as a record-setting drive continues

The Dow Jones industrial average surpassed 19,000 — and closed above that milestone — for the first time Tuesday as a post-election rally drove indexes further into record territory.

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Fannie May flagship to reopen Wednesday with seats and more treats

Fannie May’s Chicago flagship store has gotten a makeover that the candy-maker hopes will encourage more customers to come in and linger.

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Chicago entrepreneur Sean Conlon to star in CNBC real estate rescue show, ‘The Deed’

Chicago real estate mogul Sean Conlon to star in new CNBC real estate reality TV show based in Chicago and New Orleans.

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Watch out for these dangerous toys, consumer advocates, AG Madigan say

A consumer advocacy group released its 31st annual “Trouble in Toyland” report Tuesday, in hopes of educating parents on toy safety hazards.

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Fewer layoffs around the holidays — and not just because it looks bad

More companies are seeing the wisdom of holding off on layoffs in December even as many long-held employee-employer dynamics realign the world of work.

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Chicago home sales tumble in October, but prices climb modestly

Home buying in the Chicago area plunged sharply in October, continuing a downward trend in sales that began this summer.

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Local wine group Terlato gets boost with ‘Hamilton’ wine, The Federalist

Brands like the Federalist and Seven Daughters are now fueling growth for Terlato, based in Lake Bluff.

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Inside the Indian IRS scam that cheated U.S. taxpayers out of millions

If you got a message from the IRS demanding a huge tax penalty, the scam call likely came from a crime racket Indian police busted in October. Federal indictments have followed.

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