• President Obama Awards Chicago Grant for Digital Manufacturing Lab

  • Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Opens New Global Headquarters in Chicago

  • Planet Friendly Method Chooses Chicago for First U.S. Manufacturing Plant

  • Motorola Mobility to relocate its headquarters to downtown Chicago’s Merchandise Mart

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News & Events

Today, the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) released preliminary September 2014 unemployment rates for municipalities across the state.

Updated metrics on hotel average daily rate and occupancy trends, air passengers for the City of Chicago.

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released September 2014 figures for the Consumer Price Index, a common measure of inflation. 

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