| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Levels of greenhouse gas emissions in Connecticut have been pushed back to where they were decades ago, but much more needs to be done to meet the state's climate goals, a new state report says.
Investments in energy efficiency, a regional shift to...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:40 PM
From Samuel Colt and his revolver to Alfred Fuller and his brushes and Vernon Krieble and Loctite, Hartford has been a breeding ground for innovative business success. There's every reason to believe the same sort of problem-solving, leadership and...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Good health is priceless, but autism spectrum disorders can be very expensive. A new study estimates that the lifetime cost of being diagnosed with autism in the United States is somewhere between $1.43 million and $2.44 million.
Either of those...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Last week, at the 70th anniversary of the D-day landings at Normandy, we remembered how Australian airmen flew overhead as Americans and Allied forces surged ashore with extraordinary bravery and at great cost. Overlooking those sacred shores, we paid...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:18 PM
California is one of the most expensive states for businesses to operate, mainly because of high pay and related labor costs, says a new report commissioned by an arm of the state Chamber of Commerce.
"The high cost of creating additional jobs puts...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:37 PM
The launch of new tech products such as Apple's iPhone 6 will help Taiwan remain one of Asia's stronger exporters, bolstering its economic prospects this year amid a patchy global recovery.
After the government raised Taiwan's GDP outlook for 2014 last...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Fantasy football may cost employers more than $13 billion in lost productivity as millions of Americans who spend the season helming imaginary football teams spend work hours reviewing player statistics and managing their pretend rosters.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:21 PM
On March 10, 1967, 15 days shy of her 25th birthday, Aretha Franklin released her 12th album and Atlantic Records debut, "I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You." It was a breakthrough, triggering a string of four top 10 albums released over 15 months...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Now that the economy is showing improvement, many people are going back to work — just don't expect to see them at the office. Instead, these workers are opting to work from home, a trend that has picked up in recent years thanks to an increase in...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:37 AM
The productivity of the U.S. workforce increased in the second quarter, following a sharp decline at the beginning of the year as severe weather froze output.
Nonfarm productivity climbed 2.5% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate during the April to...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Academic economists have been warning for years that rising economic inequality in the United States is hampering economic growth and punching holes in the social fabric. (See, for example, Piketty and Saez.) But they're only professors, after all, so it'...