Mathew Martoma

Top 10 Connecticut Business Stories Of 2014

Top 10 Connecticut Business Stories Of 2014

Government activities dominated the Connecticut business scene and the Top Ten list of stories in 2014 even more than in the past. And the ranking doesn't even include the start of legalized marijuana sales in September.

We didn't see large-scale mergers or reorganizations in the local insurance, financial, pharmaceutical or manufacturing sectors. And we had relative peace on the labor front.

Also not on the list, the nation's oldest continuously published newspaper celebrated its 250th anniversary and WWE's Vince McMahon made the Forbes billionaires list, then fell back down. Speaking of billionaires, Connecticut's richest resident, Ray Dalio, spurned the state's offer of...