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Get a head start on tomorrow during your commute home today. Listen to our roundup of essential Chicago headlines and analysis from Crain’s reporters and host Amy Guth. Presented by Wintrust.

Get a head start on tomorrow during your commute home today. Listen to our roundup of essential Chicago headlines and analysis from Crain’s reporters and host Amy Guth. Presented by Wintrust.
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Get a head start on tomorrow during your commute home today. Listen to our roundup of essential Chicago headlines and analysis from Crain’s reporters and host Amy Guth. Presented by Wintrust.

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05/23/19: What's Behind Our Region's Home Sales Slump?

5/23/2019
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Today on Crain’s Daily Gist, host Amy Guth talks with Crain’s Chicago Business residential real estate reporter Dennis Rodkin about the local housing market and shifting attitudes on homeownership. Plus: United's CEO tries to allay customer safety concerns about the Boeing 737 Max, the Illinois Supreme Court upholds food truck restrictions, ComEd prices are falling for the summer, McDonald's workers want feds to investigate a pattern of on-the-job violence and Chicago-area retail sales rose...

Duration:00:16:21

05/22/19: What's Darwinian About Retail Space

5/22/2019
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Today on Crain's Daily Gist, host Amy Guth talks with Crain's senior reporter Alby Gallun about the School of the Art Institute and specific considerations for the current retail real estate market. Plus: the Trump administration is sued over religious health care rule, Canadian outdoor retailer Roots is opening the first new Michigan Avenue storefront in seven months, Citadel Center owners seek a $750 million sale, private-equity firm Granite Creek raises $200 million, and a new report from...

Duration:00:15:53

05/21/19: For Pritzker And Lightfoot, Nonstop Challenges Ahead

5/21/2019
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Today on Crain’s Daily Gist, host Amy Guth talks with Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Greg Hinz about two major political stories: Pritzker’s proposal to amend the Illinois Constitution to permit a graduated income tax and what’s ahead for new Mayor Lori Lightfoot. Plus: Rahm Emanuel becomes contributing editor for The Atlantic, the Maven car-sharing service will pull out of Chicago, former Emanuel aide Felicia Davis is named CEO of the Chicago Foundation for Women, a look at Illinois'...

Duration:00:15:43

05/20/19: How Gender, Economics, And Politics Converge

5/20/2019
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Today on Crain's Daily Gist, host Amy Guth talks with Rebecca Sive, author of the books "Every Day is Election Day" and "Vote Her In," about the intersection of gender and economic policy and the issues facing Mayor Lightfoot. Plus: Ford is cutting 7,000 salaried jobs; insurance-tech provider Snapsheet raises $29 million; Crain's 2019 Fast 50 finalists are here; Rush health system's longtime CEO retires, and Chicago CEOs outrun their peers on pay while employees trail the national median....

Duration:00:19:30

05/16/19: Where Are Chicago's Highest Eviction Rates?

5/16/2019
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Today on Crain’s Daily Gist, host Amy Guth talks with Crain’s Chicago Business residential real estate reporter Dennis Rodkin about this week's big real estate news, including a new study on eviction rates in Chicago and a look at the Rostenkowski family compound in Noble Square. Plus: The Trumps seek to block subpoenas for Deutsche Bank records, Uber's eyeing a massive Post Office lease, here's where Chicago companies land on the Fortune 500, Chicago firms Citadel Securities and Jump invest...

Duration:00:13:13

05/15/19: Trump Tower's Chicago Slump

5/16/2019
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Today on Crain's Daily Gist, host Amy Guth and Crain's senior reporter Alby Gallun discuss Trump Tower's revenue decline—which the Trump Organization blames on the threat of gun violence—and the uncharted waters of navigating a sitting president's business portfolio. Plus: Illinois' hospital patient safety ranking drops; farmers feel the pain of Trump's trade war; a password security company increases space and local staff; Nuveen must face a claim it bullied banks; bank rate competition...

Duration:00:16:01

05/14/19: Why Right-To-Repair Laws Matter to Illinois Companies

5/16/2019
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Today on Crain’s Daily Gist, host Amy Guth talks with Crain’s Chicago Business law and manufacturing reporter Claire Bushey about the debate surrounding “tractor hacking” and “right to repair” legislation. Plus: Builders are putting up fewer new houses in Chicago, CME cooks up a new bacon index, Illinois universities get a ratings break from Moody's, industrial vacancy falls to its lowest level in 18 years and AbbVie resolves Humira patent litigation in the U.S. Continue the conversation...

Duration:00:14:10

05/13/19 Illinois' Pot Revenue Plans

5/13/2019
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Today on Crain's Daily Gist, host Amy Guth talks with Crain's reporter John Pletz about the state's plans for recreational marijuana revenue. Plus: Stocks fall on China tariff news, a local tech incubator launches an AI collaboration engine, the FDA wants to increase the availability of biosimilar drugs, CME's new contract is its most successful, and major auction houses strengthen their presence in Chicago. Follow Amy Guth on Twitter @AmyGuth, and continue the conversation with...

Duration:00:19:03

05/09/19: These Architects Are Doing Affordable Housing Right

5/9/2019
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Today on Crain’s Daily Gist, host Amy Guth talks with Crain’s Chicago Business residential real estate reporter Dennis Rodkin about a local architecture firm aiming to improve the design of affordable housing, and the social mission of their work. Plus: Mayor Emanuel proposes a tax on high-end retirement income to pay off state and city pension debt, the Chicago Fire is leaving Bridgeview and returning to Soldier Field, a local recruiting-software startup raises $1.2 million, the Dana Hotel...

Duration:00:12:59

05/08/19: Sports Gambling In Illinois

5/8/2019
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Today on Crain's Daily Gist, host Amy Guth gets Crain's reporter Danny Ecker's perspective on the business of legal sports gambling, and how one company is trying to encourage lawmakers to make it happen here in Illinois. Plus: Uber and Lyft drivers take part in a global protest ahead of Uber's $90 billion IPO; Boeing vows transparency to 737 Max buyers, while the FAA asks for NASA's help in a safety review of the jet; Gov. Pritzker backs off a plan to defer pension payments, and the markets...

Duration:00:13:39

05/07/19: A Census Undercount Could Cost Illinois

5/7/2019
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Today on Crain's Daily Gist, host Amy Guth talks with Crain’s Chicago Business nonprofits and philanthropy reporter Lisa Bertagnoli about what’s at stake for Illinois in the 2020 census—including a congressional seat and $1.2 billion in funding. Plus: Pritzker pulls two health board appointees in the wake of the Westlake Hospital drama, the Chicago restaurant industry wins four James Beard awards, veggie burger mania hits corporate America after Beyond Meat's IPO, two companies that own a...

Duration:00:11:11

05/06/19: Boeing In Crisis

5/6/2019
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Today on Crain's Daily Gist, host Amy Guth talks with Crain's law and manufacturing reporter Claire Bushey for perspective on Boeing: what's missing in the conversation and how we discuss this crisis. Plus: Gov. Pritzker aims to legalize recreational marijuana, Kraft Heinz will restate earnings amid procurement misconduct, Trump's latest tariff threat hits the markets, and the Pritzker Foundation gives Lurie $15 million for kids' mental health. Follow @AmyGuth on Twitter and continue the...

Duration:00:16:52

05/02/19: Bank Of America's Old-School Move

5/2/2019
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Today on Crain's Daily Gist, host Amy Guth talks with Crain's reporter Steve Daniels for perspective on shifts within the banking industry and about a big bank that's doing something old-school and unique. Plus: A developer pitches a TIF-free plan for a South Loop megaproject, Walgreens trains pharmacists in mental health warning signs, big-box vacancies become a big headache for shopping center landlords, a former FEMA administrator will head an Evanston disaster firm, and two suburban...

Duration:00:13:20

05/01/19: Emanuel's Regrets—And Hopes For Chicago

5/1/2019
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In an exclusive interview on Crain's Daily Gist podcast, the outgoing mayor gives advice to the next generation of civic and biz leaders, talks about his dreams for Chicago in the next five to 10 years and more.

Duration:00:18:13

04/30/19: Sluggish Home Prices

4/30/2019
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Today on Crain's Daily Gist, host Amy Guth talks with Crain's residential real estate reporter Dennis Rodkin about Chicago-area home price growth and shifting attitudes around home buying. Plus: WeWork files for an IPO, one of Chicago's biggest VC-backed companies picks a new CEO, deli-meat maker Buddig has its eye on Oscar Mayer, health systems unite to improve behavioral health outcomes and a key gauge of bad debt jumps to its highest level in almost seven years. Follow Amy Guth on Twitter...

Duration:00:14:25

04/29/19: A Troubled Boeing Faces Its Shareholders

4/29/2019
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Today on Crain’s Daily Gist, host Amy Guth talks with Crain’s Chicago Business law and manufacturing reporter Claire Bushey about how Boeing addressed its 737 Max crisis at today's shareholders meeting. Plus: CSO musicians and board agree to end their strike after help from Mayor Emanuel, investors sue over a South Loop megaproject, U.S. economic growth tops forecasts, Chicago-based brokerage R.J. O’Brien & Associates is chasing clients Wall Street left behind, and hospital CEOs see big...

Duration:00:14:02

04/25/19: Could The CSO Strike End With The Mayor's Help?

4/25/2019
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Today on Crain’s Daily Gist, host Amy Guth talks with Crain’s Chicago Business nonprofits and philanthropy reporter Lisa Bertagnoli about Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s offer to help end the nearly seven-week-long impasse between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's management and musicians. Plus: Acting defense chief Patrick Shanahan is cleared of wrongdoing by a Pentagon watchdog, Glenview’s Abt Electronics is the only place in the U.S. displaying Samsung's new $70,000 TV, Citadel Securities will assist...

Duration:00:09:43

04/24/19: FDA Blesses AbbVie's New Drug

4/24/2019
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Today on Crain's Daily Gist, host Amy Guth talks with Crain's health care reporter Stephanie Goldberg about Chicago-based pharmaceutical company AbbVie and its new drug approved by the FDA. Plus: Boeing suspends its forecast on the grounding of the 737 Max, McDonald's turns up the pressure on Uber ahead of its IPO, Ford joins Amazon in investing in electric truck maker Rivian, Chicago's crypto industry takes a hit, and local entrepreneur Marc Bushala drops plans for a craft spirits business...

Duration:00:13:20

04/23/19: Stanley's Succumbs To Changing North Branch

4/23/2019
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Today on Crain’s Daily Gist, host Amy Guth talks with Crain’s Chicago Business commercial real estate reporter Danny Ecker about the sudden closing of popular North Side staple Stanley’s Fruit and Vegetables after 52 years. Plus: the Chicago Board of Trade building is going up for sale, Walgreens plans to raise the tobacco-buying age to 21, U of C med-tech spinout Explorer Surgical raises $5 million, Samsung delays the launch of the Galaxy Fold after screen failures, UIC gets $65 million to...

Duration:00:11:11

04/22/19: More trouble For Boeing

4/22/2019
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Today on Crain's Daily Gist, host Amy Guth talks with Crain's manufacturing reporter Claire Bushey *about more trouble for Boeing: This time, it's a report on problems at a Dreamliner factory.* Plus: Kraft Heinz names a new CEO; produce market Stanley's, next to the Lincoln Yards, abruptly shuts down; Chicago startup Shiftgig sells its staffing business to focus on technology, and 21 are charged in the Car2Go car-sharing fiasco. Follow host Amy Guth on Twitter @AmyGuth, or continue the...

Duration:00:14:03