Dan Weissmann

Reporter, Sustainability

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Dan Weissmann is a reporter for WBEZ in Chicago.

Latest Stories (232)

Post cigarettes, CVS looks to grow as a health company

Aug 4, 2015
The company bought a pharmacy supplier and took over drugs for Target.

How leasing boosted the auto industry

Aug 3, 2015
Consumers end up back in the market two or three years later.

The housing market is back — except where it's not

Jul 30, 2015
In some cities, lots of homeowners remain underwater.

Should law schools pay if students don't get jobs?

Jul 29, 2015
Tuition and debt keep rising. Grads from non-elite schools face a weak market.

Black-owned banks are dying. Here's why it matters.

Jul 2, 2015
Spoiler alert: Racism still exists. And research shows it affects lending.

How bad are Chicago's debt problems, really?

Jun 9, 2015
...and how did our third-largest city end up with a junk-bond rating from Moody's?

Why are ketchup packets so... unsatisfying?

May 11, 2015
They're too small, hard to open, and utterly resistant to change.

What's Salesforce, and how could it be worth $49B?

May 6, 2015
Microsoft is a possible bidder for the "customer relationship management" company.

For-profit prison companies adjust to new era

May 6, 2015
The U.S. is sending fewer people to prison, but profits still come in.

Tyson cuts antibiotics in chickens, are hogs next?

Apr 28, 2015
Eliminating routine antibiotic use is most challenging in cattle