The state’s largest health insurance company is teaming up with the nation’s largest home and auto insurer to sell health care policies this fall, the companies announced Tuesday. More than 3,300 agents for Bloomington-based State Farm will exclusively sell Blue Cross and Blue Shield individual health policies to customers in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico and
Deerfield-based CF Industries is in preliminary talks with Norway’s Yara International about a possible merger that would create a mammoth player in the fertilizer industry. The combined company would have a market capitalization of more than $26 billion, second only to Potash Corp. of Canada. However, it would have annual sales of about $20 billion,
Peter Liguori, CEO of Tribune Media Co., made $8.7 million last year, according to a filing Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. His compensation included a $1.5 million salary, a $1.8 million bonus, $4.2 million in stock and $1.2 million in option awards. The filing said: “Through Mr. Liguori’s stewardship, we have achieved strong
Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute. The idea, long advocated by policymakers, economists and environmental activists, is that the world can’t hope
Worries about the outlook for growth in China and a slide in the price of oil pushed the stock market to its biggest loss in almost seven weeks Monday. Investors are nervous about China following a run of soft economic data that suggests growth in the world’s second-largest economy is slowing.
A company that sells produce subscriptions is hoping to get a boost from its new Bridgeport warehouse. Colorado-based Door to Door Organics said its 25,000-square-foot warehouse and offices at 815 W. Pershing, and the 31 people who work there, have enabled the company to expand delivery within 50 miles of Chicago, from the Wisconsin state
There are times when I need my full Creative Genius Production Facilities at hand when I travel. Just as frequently, though, a “just big enough” screen with built-in Internet access and something that lets me type fast will do just fine. …