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  • SAFT ON WEALTH-What's good for Yale isn't good for you Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 4:30 PM ET

    You, however, are not Yale and neither, likely, is your pension fund, university endowment or personal portfolio. Understanding why what is good for the goose underperforms for the gander is key to not just Yale's fantastic performance, but improving your own.

  • WASHINGTON, March 7- The price for power plants to emit 1 ton of carbon dioxide in nine northeastern U.S. states cleared at a record $4 per short ton at the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative's 23rd permit auction, the market's administrator said Friday.

  • BOSTON, Feb 26- Cape Wind said on Wednesday it has secured $600 million in financing for its proposed $2.5 billion wind power farm off the Massachusetts coast, and expects to have the rest locked up by the end of the third quarter.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 21- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission should press ahead and complete work on rules mandated by Congress even if the courts shoot them down, Democratic Commissioner Kara Stein said on Friday.

  • PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, Feb 14- Rhode Island officials on Friday said they reached a proposed settlement to end six challenges to the state's sweeping pension fund reform, a development that would remove road blocks to saving taxpayers several billion dollars over the next couple of decades.

  • WILMINGTON, Del., Feb 12- A judge who found what he called a "startling pattern" of abuse by plaintiffs' lawyers may have shifted the landscape of asbestos litigation with a ruling in favor of manufacturers.

  • U.S. Northeast carbon market emissions drop in 2013 Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 5:55 PM ET

    The nine states- Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont- last month approved a change to the program from 2014 that would cap emissions at 91 million tons, a 45 percent reduction from the original cap, to encourage more trading.

  • MILFORD, Conn., Feb 4- Connecticut's Democratic governor, Dannel Malloy, on Tuesday called for the state to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, matching President Barack Obama's call last month to raise the national minimum to that level.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 4- U.S. Senate Democrats on Tuesday set up a showdown vote with Republicans on a new bill to extend long-term unemployment benefits for 1.7 million Americans while making millionaires ineligible for such relief.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (Reuters)- U.S. Senate Democrats on Tuesday set up a showdown vote with Republicans on a new bill to extend long-term unemployment benefits for 1.7 million Americans while making millionaires ineligible for such relief.

  • MILFORD, Conn., Feb 4- Connecticut's Democratic governor, Dannel Malloy, on Tuesday called for the state to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, matching President Barack Obama's call last month to raise the national minimum to that level.

  • The bill does not appear to have the 60 votes required to clear an anticipated procedural roadblock by Republicans in the 100- member Senate, according to Senate aides. Reed, a Rhode Island Democrat, and other backers of the measure, including the AFL-CIO labor federation, are pushing to muster support.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 3- Student loan borrowers who feel trapped by high-rate private loans finally have more options to refinance their debt, but not everyone will be able to find relief.

  • TORONTO, Feb 3- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc said on Monday it has agreed to acquire privately held PreCision Dermatology Inc for $475 million in cash to strengthen its skin products business.

  • State fund finds Loeb's Third Point too risky Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 9:07 AM ET
    Dan Loeb, founder and chief executive officer of Third Point LLC.

    Daniel Loeb's hedge fund will be losing Rhode Island as a client after the state's pension fund found his Third Point too risky.

  • BOSTON, Jan 31- Billionaire hedge fund investor Daniel Loeb will be losing Rhode Island as a client after the state's pension fund found his Third Point LLC too risky for its taste and decided to pull out all of its money.

  • BOSTON, Jan 31- Billionaire hedge fund investor Daniel Loeb will be losing Rhode Island as a client after the state's pension fund found his Third Point LLC too risky for its taste and decided to pull all of its money out.

  • Kynect, which is Kentucky's marketplace, and the Rhode Island Health Benefits Exchange have had separate talks about 2015 with health insurers that could opt to join the online marketplaces set up under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law. Kentucky and Rhode Island are among states with the most successful Obamacare launches.

  • The White House called Reid's office shortly after his comments to voice displeasure, a top Democratic party aide said. But the aide said the White House did not try to get Reid to shift his position.

  • Going up: 13 states raising minimum wage on Jan. 1 Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 12:44 PM ET
    Protesters at a rally against low wages for fast-food workers, in front of a McDonald's, Dec. 5, 2013, in Phoenix.

    As many as 11 other states and Washington, D.C., are expected to consider increases in 2014. USA Today reports.