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  • UIL Holdings' Offer For Philadelphia Gas Works Has Already Cost $20M

    The parent of two of Connecticut's gas companies has run up a $20 million tab since March to tie up a deal to buy Philadelphia Gas Works, the nation's largest municipally owned gas utility. UIL Holdings Corp said Wednesday in regulatory filings that...
  • AMC Networks' Revenue Rises on Ad Sales, Acquisition

    AMC Networks said that its revenues rose 37.6% in the second quarter, boosted by a recent acquisition and advertising sales from shows like "Mad Men." The company's operating income fell 47.6% to $118 million, which AMC said was due to the impact of...
  • Patterson Resigns As CEO Of Bankwell Financial Group

    Peyton R. Patterson, who gained statewide prominence a decade ago leading the conversion of New Haven Savings Bank into a publicly-traded company, has resigned from her current post as chief executive of a New Canaan-based lender, citing personal reasons....
  • Lawmakers Ask Comcast to Carry Latino-Owned Channels

    Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-Calif.) and 52 other House lawmakers are asking Comcast to make a commitment to carry Latino-focused channels as the cable giant seeks to acquire Time Warner Cable. In a letter to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and Time Warner Cable...
  • Square buys Caviar, a food-delivery start-up, for reported $90 million

    Square buys Caviar, a food-delivery start-up, for reported $90 million
    Online payments company Square announced Monday that it has acquired Caviar, a San Francisco food-delivery start-up. The deal is reportedly worth $90 million, all in stock. Caviar specializes in providing delivery services for restaurants that do not...
  • Walgreen CFO Wade Miquelon replaced

    Walgreen Co. on Monday replaced longtime chief financial officer Wade Miquelon with Timothy McLevish, who held the same position at Kraft Foods Group Inc. The move, effective immediately, comes days before the Deerfield-based pharmacy chain prepares to...
  • Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including The Baltimore Sun

    Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including The Baltimore Sun
    Tribune Co. completed the spinoff Monday of Tribune Publishing Co., which includes The Baltimore Sun and nine other daily newspapers. Tribune is just the latest multimedia news company to split up its broadcasting and publishing assets, joining Rupert...
  • Motorola Solutions, Zebra Technologies report 2nd-qtr earnings

    Motorola Solutions, Zebra Technologies report 2nd-qtr earnings
    Lincolnshire-based Zebra Technologies’ and Schaumburg-based Motorola Solutions’ stocks fell after they both posted second-quarter earnings declines and Motorola reported a drop in sales for a unit Zebra is set to purchase from it by year&...
  • Groupon shares tumble on 2Q loss, forecast cut

    Groupon shares tumble on 2Q loss, forecast cut
    Shares of Groupon tumbled 18 percent in early trading Wednesday as investors reacted to the company's widened second-quarter loss and reduced full-year earnings forecast.  Groupon's wider loss was due to higher taxes and expenses that overshadowed an...
  • Jeep, truck sales power Chrysler to second-quarter profit

    Helped by robust sales of Jeep sport-utility vehicles and Ram pickup trucks, Chrysler Group on Wednesday reported a jump in profits for the second quarter. The automaker said it earned $619 million, up 22% from the same period a year earlier. Revenue...
  • Regulators Ready to Take the Field for Dodgers Dispute

    The impasse over rights to the Los Angeles Dodgers, which has left 70% of television viewers in the market unable to access broadcasts of the hometown baseball team's games, indicates that there may just be a limit to the stratospheric cost of sports...