Even as images of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings are fresh in America's conscious, a pro-gun group is sponsoring a promotion to give away a gun each day in April.» Read More
NEW YORK May 16- Brent June crude oil futures expired slightly higher on Thursday, buoyed by a weaker dollar even as a bevy of slack U.S. economic data capped gains in the stock market. "If we have to pick a driver for today, it's that the dollar's under pressure," said Gene McGillian, analyst at Tradition Energy in Stamford, Connecticut.
WETHERSFIELD, Conn.-- Connecticut labor officials said Thursday they're buoyed by the most recent statistics showing 6,300 new jobs in April, but fewer than half of all jobs lost in the recession have been recovered.
EPA: In a landmark 2007 ruling, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 against the Bush administration in finding that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has authority under the Clean Air Act to regulate carbon dioxide. Connecticut: In a sequel of sorts to Massachusetts v.
WASHINGTON-- Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday defended the Justice Department's secret examination of Associated Press phone records though he declared he had played no role in it, saying it was justified as part of an investigation into a grave national security leak.
NEW YORK, May 15- Brent crude oil prices reversed course on Wednesday and rose on the back of a rally in U.S. equity markets despite an increase in U.S. refined products inventories and data showing the euro zone was in its longest recession ever.
STAMFORD, Conn.-- Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide Inc. says it plans to increase its hotel footprint in Latin America by 50 percent during the next five years, opening an average of seven new hotels per year in the region.
HARTFORD, Conn.-- Lawmakers are calling for a study of the availability of e-books to Connecticut public libraries. The state House of Representatives voted Tuesday 143-0 to pass a bill requiring the commissioner of consumer protection to report to the General Assembly on the issue by Feb 1.
*Fed buys $3.31 bln in longer-dated Treasuries. NEW YORK, May 14- Prices of U.S. It's all about equities, "said Dimitri Delis, interest-rate strategist at BMO Capital Markets in Chicago.
*Fed buys $3.31 bln in longer-dated Treasuries. NEW YORK, May 14- Prices of U.S. "It's all about equities," said Dimitri Delis, interest-rate strategist at BMO Capital Markets in Chicago.
NEW YORK, May 14- Prices for U.S. A report over the weekend in The Wall Street Journal fueled views that the Fed could be preparing to hit the brakes. We have inflation going to 1 percent by this summer, "said John Briggs, a Treasuries strategist with RBS in Stamford, Connecticut.
NEW YORK, May 14- Brent crude oil fell on Tuesday after a leading energy watchdog forecast the supply-demand balance of world oil supplies would be "more comfortable" over the next five years. The International Energy Agency said rapidly increasing non- OPEC oil output would meet most of the world's extra oil demand over the next few years.
Marco Rubio of Florida is coming to the aid of New Hampshire Sen. Rubio's Reclaim America political action committee says in the new ad that Ayotte has sought to reduce gun violence in New Hampshire, home of the nation's first presidential primary.
NEW YORK, May 14- Prices for U.S. A report over the weekend in the Wall Street Journal further fueled views that the Fed could be preparing to hit the brakes. We have inflation going to 1 percent by this summer, "said John Briggs, a Treasuries strategist with RBS in Stamford, Connecticut.
BLOOMFIELD, Conn.-- Cigna Corp. said Monday that it has appointed Thomas A. McCarthy as its executive vice president and chief financial officer. McCarthy, currently Cigna's vice president of finance, will succeed Ralph J. Nicoletti in July. The company, based in Bloomfield, Conn., said that McCarthy will draw from many years of experience and success at Cigna.
*Brent oil loses 1 pct on lighter U.S./ China demand. NEW YORK, May 13- Oil prices dropped their most in two weeks on Monday on data pointing to lighter U.S. and China energy demand, and gold slipped too as stronger U.S. retail sales boosted risk appetite among some investors that dulled the metal's safe-haven lure.
*China oil demand in April at eight-month low. NEW YORK, May 13- Crude oil prices settled lower on Monday after a choppy day of trading, hit by slowing oil demand in China and data showing the biggest drop for U.S. retail gasoline sales in more than four years.
NEW YORK-- A Barclays analyst on Monday raised his ratings for American International Group Inc. and The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., saying that both insurers could boost value for their shareholders by buying back stock at steep discounts.
*China oil demand in April at eight-month low. NEW YORK, May 13- Crude oil prices fell on both sides of the Atlantic on Monday, hit by slowing oil demand in China and data showing the biggest drop for U.S. retail gasoline sales in more than four years.
NEW YORK-- Shares of Fairway Group Holdings Corp. rose Monday after a pair of analysts initiated coverage of the New York grocery store chain with top ratings. THE SPARK: William Blair's Mark Miller rated Fairway at "Outperform," while Jefferies' Daniel Binder rated it a "Buy," both predicting substantial growth in the coming years.
NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, May 12- When David Pendery, a corporate public relations specialist, decided to move his family from Colorado to Illinois this year for work, his biggest worry was whether he would be able to sell his home quickly. It took just three days.