| Oct 9, 2014
| 11:13 AM
In metro Hartford, nearly a third of temporary visas for skilled workers, known as H1-B visas, are requested by businesses that provide outsourcing and consulting services to other companies, according to a new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:03 AM
As Halloween candy piles up in stores, Christmas retail sales forecasts have started coming in, and they present a mixed bag.
The National Retail Federation said Tuesday that it expects holiday sales to increase 4.1 percent, to $616.9 billion, from...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Nearly three months after the Maryland health exchange decided to ditch its online marketplace for a new website, the exchange board has hired a small Greenbelt firm to check its work.
The board voted Tuesday to award Angarai International Inc., a...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:23 AM
Maryland will not need to ask the federal government for additional grant money to build a new health exchange that will replace the faulty one the state was forced to scrap.
Health Secretary Joshua M. Sharfstein, also chair of the board that oversees...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Hartford will have a new CEO in July as Liam E. McGee steps down amid health problems, the company announced Monday.
McGee, 59, will remain as chairman of The Hartford Financial Services Group until the next annual shareholders' meeting.
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Accounting giant Deloitte has agreed to move its downtown Los Angeles office to nearby Gas Co. Tower in one of the biggest lease transactions of the year in Southern California.
Deloitte has agreed to rent 113,000 square feet in the skyscraper at 555 W....
| May 5, 2014
| 5:14 PM
A top executive with the company Maryland hired to build its health exchange website — and later dumped — has been terminated on the heels of heavy financial losses.
Paul von Ebers, president and CEO at Noridian Mutual Insurance Co., was let...
| May 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
You've probably heard the comments and congressional testimony from "Dirty Jobs" host Mike Rowe, who describes America as "profoundly disconnected" from both an awareness of the people who perform the many vital jobs on which modern life depends and our...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:58 PM
With protracted federal budget cuts at the Pentagon and NASA on the horizon, aerospace companies across the nation are choosing to combine forces as they vie for fewer dollars and brace for the tough times ahead.
In the first quarter of this year, there...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Almost 18,680 people asked for more time to sign up for insurance through the state's health exchange because they had trouble with the website during open enrollment, but exchange officials said Tuesday that many have already had their issues addressed....
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:01 PM
A surge of nearly 50,000 Marylanders obtained health coverage through the state's insurance exchange during the final two weeks of enrollment despite continued technical difficulties.
The website, which allowed users to sign up for private plans and...