American Airlines sends out layoff warnings to 11,000 employees, including 900 in Chicago. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.

What will the economic impact of the teachers' strike be if a settlement is not reached soon? Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM joins us to discuss that story, and more top business headlines.

Groupon shares plunge 27 percent as second quarter earnings underwhelm. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.

If you get sweet cravings at strange times, help is on hand. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.

The markets react as the Fed wraps up its latest meeting. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.

Illinois companies are moving the markets this week because of their global presence. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM joins us to discuss that story, and more top business headlines.

The Chicago Tribune looks set to finally emerge from bankruptcy, while the disgraced head of futures brokerage PFGBest says "it was the regulator that made me do it." Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has those stories, and more top business headlines.

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Corn prices soar as the worst drought in decades continues to afflict the Midwest. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.

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Is the Merchandise Mart about to get a major new tenant? Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.

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JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon gets a light grilling by the Senate after one of the bank's so-called hedging strategies loses $3 billion. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and other top business headlines.

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Lawsuits fly over Facebook’s bungled IPO that left small investors shortchanged. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.

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JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon is under fire from all sides as a disastrous hedging strategy costs the bank at least $2 billion and wipes more than $17 billion off the bank's value. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines. 

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Is an upbeat letter from Groupon's CEO enough to ease investor fears and boost the stock? Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.

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Caterpillar workers strike in Joliet as a new survey of CEOs rates the Illinois business climate the third worst in the country. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.

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Apple's first quarter earnings beat already high expectations to lift stocks higher. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM joins us to discuss that story, and more top business headlines.

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Retail sales are up in Chicago and two local firms make big purchases. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has those stories, and more top business headlines.