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  • Report: Home sales in Conn. flat so far this year Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    BOSTON— A real estate research group says single-family home sales in July increased slightly in Connecticut, posting the fifth increase from one year over the other in 2014.. The Warren Group said Wednesday that 3,152 single-family homes were sold in Connecticut in July, an increase of less than 1 percent compared with July 2013.

  • Conn. wins $8.2 million to upgrade freight rail Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 7:15 AM ET

    HARTFORD, Conn.— Eastern Connecticut will receive an $8.2 million federal grant to upgrade freight rail that officials say will spur economic development and drive more traffic through the port of New London.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 9- Two senators asked the federal government to investigate a data breach on the payment-card processing systems of Home Depot Inc and five U.S. states launched a probe into the matter on Tuesday as fallout from last week's attack intensified.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 9- Brent crude oil prices fell below $100 per barrel in volatile trade on Tuesday, a fourth straight daily decline as ample supplies weighed, while U.S. crude rose on the expectation of dwindling fuel stockpiles.

  • LONDON, Sept 9- The British subsidiary of French train and turbine maker Alstom paid around $8.5 million in bribes over a six-year period to win transport contracts in India, Poland and Tunisia, Britain's leading fraud prosecutor alleged on Tuesday.

  • UPDATE 1-U.S. states probe Home Depot data breach Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 9- At least five states have launched a joint probe into the data breach on the payment-card processing systems of Home Depot Inc, even as the retailer works to determine the impact on its customers in the United States and Canada.

  • BOSTON, Sept 9- The attorneys general of Connecticut, Illinois and California are leading a multi-state probe into a data breach disclosed by retailer Home Depot Inc, a spokeswoman for Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen said on Tuesday. "We have had initial contact with the company," said Jaclyn Falkowski, director of communications for Jepsen.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 9- Brent crude oil prices fell back below $100 per barrel on Tuesday in a fourth straight daily decline, as ample supplies weighed, while U.S. crude rose on the expectation of dwindling fuel stockpiles.

  • CONNECTICUT, ILLINOIS, CALIFORNIA LEADING MULTI-STATE PROBE INTO HOME DEPOT BREACH- CT ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a flat open on Tuesday, with investors once again finding few reasons to buy following a long-running rally that has taken indexes to repeated records. That represents the longest such streak since 1995, according to MKM Partners.

  • Business Highlights Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    US job market's lingering weak spot: Stagnant pay. WASHINGTON— The U.S. job market has steadily improved by pretty much every gauge except the one Americans probably care about most: Pay. NEW YORK— General Electric, a household name for more than a century in part for making households easier to run, is leaving the home.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager at billionaire Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors LP hedge fund, was sentenced on Monday to nine years in prison for engaging in what authorities called the most lucrative insider trading scheme in U.S. history. District Judge Paul Gardephe in New York also ordered Martoma, 40, to forfeit $9.3 million.

  • Conn. court: law limits pawn shops' interest rates Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    HARTFORD, Conn.— The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that state law limits how much interest pawn shops can charge consumers who agree to buy back items they sold to the shops in exchange for loans. The ruling came in a 2008 lawsuit by Westport resident Bess Gilmore, who died in 2009, against Pawn King in Stratford.

  • GE, home appliance pioneer, gives up on consumers Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 1:06 PM ET

    NEW YORK— General Electric, a household name for more than a century in part for making households easier to run, is leaving the home. GE, based in Fairfield, Connecticut, Monday announced the sale of its appliance division to the Swedish appliance maker Electrolux for $3.3 billion.

  • NY judge sentences ex-trader to 9 years in prison Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:24 AM ET

    NEW YORK— An Ivy League- educated ex-portfolio manager convicted of enabling his firm to earn more than a quarter-billion dollars through insider trading on a promising Alzheimer's drug trial was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison by a judge who said the "staggering" fraud deserved lengthy incarceration.

  • Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs were among the major underwriters for the IPO, the Greenwich, Connecticut- based company told the U. S Securities and Exchange Commission in a preliminary prospectus on Monday.

  • Fifth Street Asset Management files for IPO Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 6:16 AM ET

    Sept 8- Alternative asset manager Fifth Street Asset Management Inc filed with the U.S. regulators for an initial public offering of Class A common stock.

  • Conn. lobstermen see end to catches in LI Sound Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 5:38 AM ET

    NEW LONDON, Conn.— Lobstermen say the second annual closing of the Long Island Sound lobster fishery won't solve the problem of persistent declines in their catch. Last year for the first time, the state closed the Long Island Sound lobster fishery from Sept. 8 to Nov. 28 in response to falling lobster populations.

  • *Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels agree to ceasefire. NEW YORK, Sept 5- Crude oil futures fell on Friday and ended the week more than 2 percent lower as disappointing jobs data from the United States cast doubt about the strength of economic growth in the world's biggest oil consuming economy.

  • *Traders see first Fed hike in July 2015. NEW YORK, Sept 5- Benchmark U.S. "This means that the U.S. economy is still in healing mode," said Putri Pasqualy, managing director and senior credit strategist at Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company in Irvine, California.