Lincoln Park Capital of Chicago will invest up to $27 million in a Maryland company that plans to use some of the money for medical marijuana research, the Chicago Tribune reported recently.Jars containing various strands of medical marijuana sit behind a display case for awaiting patients. (Anthony Souffle / Chicago Tribune)
I never realized that there are companies who provide services to the funeral-home industry, so when I found out about a family-owned Joliet, IL, business, Deaton-Kennedy, that was bought by a private equity company, Prairie Capital, I just had to write about it for the Chicago Tribune.
Discover, the Riverwoods, IL-based credit card company, plans to introduce an app enabling customers to access basic account information on their wearable Google Glasses, the Chicago Tribune reports.
A recent Page 1 story in the Chicago Tribune examines what the eventual coming of driver-less cars will mean for the auto insurance industry.
This Mercedes-Benz S500 Intelligent Drive was tested driving autonomously in Germany. (Mercedes-Benz / July 14, 2013)
I recently wrote about how the U.S. Postal Service is considering adding new financial products, including its own reloadable prepaid card and small loans, as a way to generate traffic and revenues as mail volumes decline, according to a report from the agency’s inspector general. It would mean competition for the payday loan industry. Bill Moller recently had me on his TV show to discuss the topic.