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"Our main focus is trying to figure out how this model evolves and not consistently falling on our face in the public," Groupon Executive Chairman Eric Lefkofsky reportedly told a Northbrook Chamber of Commerce audience early last April after yet...
Don't look now, but Chicago music is about to experience an Austrian invasion. In June, six months after Chicago Opera Theater announced the appointment of the Viennese-born Andreas Mitisek as its new general director, the Illinois Philharmonic...
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Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin this week accused Morgan Stanley of breaking the law as lead underwriter in Facebook Inc.’s initial public offering, triggering a $5 million fine. What had Morgan Stanley done wrong? The...
Few leaders of publicly traded companies in Chicago have been more ensconced in the role of chief executive than William Brodsky. After 16 years at the helm of the Chicago Board Options Exchange and nearly 40 years in the exchange industry here and in...
"When a manager with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it's the reputation of the business that remains intact," Warren Buffett likes to say when asked if a good chief executive can salvage a bad business....
This is a time of transition for several of Chicago's suburban orchestras. The Elgin Symphony Orchestra has been patiently auditioning a host of guest conductors to find a replacement for Robert Hanson, who resigned in June, 2011 after 37 years as music...
Tags: Music Industry, Concerts, Arts and Culture, Music, Entertainment
Some people have lost their taste for the stock market, with many concluding it's more dangerous than they can tolerate for their kids' college money or retirement savings. And they have reason to be anxious. At a Senate banking committee hearing in...
When the debt bomb explodes and the economy REALLY tanks you will probably run into people on the street asking “hey brother can you spare a million?” Far fetched? You may think so today but that means you’re not reading the news. So...
TechnologyFacebook study: Women are more active on Facebook than men, the importance of "power users" and other findings from the Pew Internet Project....
TechnologyFacebook's IPO filing on Wednesday offers investors, bankers, analysts, journalists and anyone willing to read the massive S-1 document a deeper look at the business and financial side of the world's largest social network than we've ever had before....
TechnologyWith Facebook's S-1 filed to the Securities and Exchange Commission for what is set to be a blockbuster IPO in May worth at least $5 billion, Mark Zuckerberg is now firmly sitting among Silicon Valley's top CEOs, if he wasn't already. And, likely with...
ReutersBy Stephen Lacey May 21 (IFR) - That BRP, the former recreational products group of Bombardier, would appeal to investors on its IPO is hardly surprising. Public-comparables Polaris, Arctic Cat, and to a lesser extent Harley Davidson have been on a...
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