Lake County News Sun Latest news from Lake County News Sun Online en-us (Editor) Lake County News Sun 84 34 30 Copyright 2014 <![CDATA[ Judge won’t order recalled GM cars to be parked ]]> Lead story image

A Texas federal judge has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of more than 2 million recalled cars to stop driving them until the ignition switches are replaced. ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:44:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Ford to sell Lincoln cars in China for first time ]]> Lead story image

Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it will sell high-end Lincoln cars in China for the first time later this year when it opens eight dealerships in seven cities. ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:42:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Business Calendar ]]>

Thursday, April 24: Buffalo Grove Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at 5 p.m. at Buffalo Grove Bank & Trust, ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:08:25 -0500 <![CDATA[ US stock market ends higher as earnings pour in ]]> Lead story image

A batch of U.S. company earnings drove stocks mostly higher on Thursday. The major stock indexes shifted between small gains and losses ahead of their scheduled close for Good Friday. The gains kept the indexes ahead for the week, though the remained down for the month. ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:52:33 -0500 <![CDATA[ Ford to offer 50th anniversary Mustang ]]> Lead story image

Ford is building a limited-edition Mustang GT to honor the pony car’s 50th anniversary. The company will only build 1,964 special cars, honoring the year the Mustang first went on sale. ]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:08:09 -0500 <![CDATA[ US stocks close higher for third day in a row ]]> Lead story image

Investors drove stock prices to their highest level in a week Wednesday, encouraged by a crop of corporate earnings and reassuring U.S. and Chinese economic data. ]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:50:54 -0500 <![CDATA[ GM to ask bankruptcy court for lawsuit protection ]]>

General Motors revealed in court filings late Tuesday that it will soon ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims for conduct that occurred before its 2009 bankruptcy. ]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:22:00 -0500 <![CDATA[ Zebra to spend $3.45B on Motorola Solutions unit ]]> Lead story image

Zebra Technologies will spend more than $3 billion to buy the enterprise business of Motorola Solutions in a considerable expansion that is both technological and geographical. ]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:41:15 -0500 <![CDATA[ Ambulatory care site moves from Libertyville to Vernon Hills ]]> Lead story image

An outpatient ambulatory care center opened this month at 240 Center Drive in Vernon Hills. ]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:49:19 -0500 <![CDATA[ US stock markets rebounds after choppy day ]]> Lead story image

A stock market swoon turned into a comeback Tuesday. Stocks managed a late-afternoon rebound for the second time in two days as investors seemed to brush off a report of lower confidence among homebuilders and simmering tensions in the Ukraine. ]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:42:23 -0500 <![CDATA[ Mickey Finn’s doors closed for move to new home ]]> Lead story image

Libertyville’s famed Irish Pub Mickey Finn’s Brewery temporarily closed after one final hurrah in it’s long-time home, at 412 N. Milwaukee Ave. Mickey Finn’s owner Brian Grano said the pub closed for at least 10 days following Sunday’s performance by house band Henneberry. Gran ]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:23:29 -0500 <![CDATA[ US retail sales up strong 1.1 percent in March ]]> Lead story image

U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products. ]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:21:55 -0500 <![CDATA[ US stocks recover some ground on retail sales gain ]]> Lead story image

U.S. stocks mounted a modest rally Monday, helping investors recover some of the ground lost after a rough finish last week. ]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:11:30 -0500 <![CDATA[ GM replacing communications, human resources heads ]]>

General Motors is replacing the executives in charge of communications and human resources as it struggles with a string of embarrassing recalls that have led to congressional hearings and federal investigations. ]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:42:01 -0500 <![CDATA[ Business Calendar ]]>

Green Oaks, Libertyville, Mundelein, Vernon Hills Chamber of Commerce: Economic Outlook Membership Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Dave & Busters, Westfield Hawthorn Mall, Vernon Hills. ]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 02:39:40 -0500 <![CDATA[ Business Brief ]]>

Gurnee: Express Employment Professionals of Waukegan and Libertyville will host the 2014 Refresh Leadership Simulcast broadcast from 7:45 to 11:45 a.m. April 16 at KeyLime Cove, 1700 Nations Drive. ]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 02:39:31 -0500