Dance company focuses on family in debut performance

Two DanceWorks Chicago members

By Megan Kramer DanceWorks Chicago made its debut in the Harris Theater’s 2014-2015 Exelon Family Series on Saturday, with a program that included the premiere of a piece titled “Red Beans and Rice-ly Yours.” If you missed the performance, you can catch DanceWorks’ next performance on Friday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Lou […]

Boeing takes off in fourth quarter

Boeing plane 747-8P

By Bethel Habte Boeing Co. reported a 19 percent increase in profits and record revenues in its fourth quarter. The stock rose 5.4 percent. The company credited its strong showing to a wave of new orders in the commercial sector and international contracts. The aircraft manufacturer made $1.47 billion in profits in the quarter-ended Dec. […]

Zimmer Q4 earnings beat estimates

by Jin Wu Zimmer Holdings Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH), the Indiana-based joint replacement manufacturer, reported lower profits in both the fourth quarter and the full year due to foreign currency volatility and expenses of its pending merger with Biomet Inc., another medical devices manufacturer. For the quarter ended December 31, Zimmer earned $156.6 million, […]