The latest issue of BW Chicago is out. Once again, this local business monthly struts its stuff with an insightful and entertaining story mix. If you don't yet have your free BW Chicago subscription, click here to sign up.
You'll want to read Anne Moore's excellent profile of Jim Tyree, entitled "Baron In The Making". Tyree, a native South Sider who's overcome illness and personal obstacles, defied the odds and is transforming Mesirow Financial into a premier investment house.
For over a decade, we've heard how biotech could become a major area industry. Well, it's not happening yet although there's signs that the local life-science industry is getting stronger. Stuart Luman's "Biotech Isn't In The DNA" tells why.
Remember that fat incentive package Boeing Co. got for relocating to Chicago from Seattle seven years ago? Senior Correspondent Judith Crown's story makes the case it was money well-spent. In her article, "Welcome Mat for Boeing Pays Off", Crown notes that the enticements have been paid back by Boeing with new jobs, taxes and $60 million in donations to local civic groups and charities.
BW Chicago's Ryan Blitstein reveals that deep funding and budget cuts threaten the future of Argonne National Laboratory.
And I pitch in with my regular opinion column. This issue, I call for more transparency and greater accountability from the very secretive and giant hedge fund, Citadel Investment Group.
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