Rand Paul came to Chicago yesterday and did something a Republican thinking about running for president typically wouldn’t do: subject himself to a nearly hour-long grilling by the one-time chief political strategist for President Barack Obama.
The smallest wave of municipal borrowing in three years is proving a boon for Illinois. The lowest-rated U.S. state is selling debt for the third time since February after winning the lowest bond costs since 2009.
Bank of Montreal, which advised on deals involving two Canadian premier hockey teams in the past five years, is targeting North America’s sports industry to bolster its U.S. mergers-and-acquisitions business.
In Milwaukee, 54 percent of the population rents and the remaining 46 percent are homeowners. And in the past year the Milwaukee real estate market has seen an 0.5 percent increase in value, with a median sales price of $121,600, according to Zillow.