| Feb 27, 2009
| 12:03 PM
Fairfield First Selectman Ken Flatto shared the town's story of shock and frustration during a forum for lawmakers today after losing what the town believed was $40 million in pension money in the massive Ponzi scheme masterminded by New York investor...
| Mar 8, 2009
Stocks have crashed, industry is shuddering and banks are failing. The restless unemployed will soon fill the streets. Yet in San Francisco, some crazed optimist in the Pacific Stock Exchange Tower has hired Diego Rivera to decorate a private club for...
| Mar 25, 2009
| 11:22 AM
Local investment management houses say they don't fear the economic turmoil roiling the nation's economy these days. Their businesses are just fine.
In fact, some see opportunity in the wreckage of some of Wall Street's biggest names.
| Apr 8, 2009
| 6:37 PM
Marvin Webster lived the good life at Morgan State University in the early 1970s. He was the "Human Eraser," a 7-foot-1 shot blocker who intimidated opponents on the basketball court and who charmed friends and teammates off it with his caring, selfless...
| Dec 1, 2009
Finding an apartment to rent in the Hartford area these days depends a lot on that old real estate adage — location.
If you are looking for a high-end, marble-counters-plus-Jacuzzi apartment with a view over downtown Hartford, it's still going to...
| Dec 16, 2009
The fellow passenger with the hacking cough - making no effort to cover his mouth - is among an air traveler's biggest gripes, right up there with the screaming baby and the toddler who won't stop kicking the seat.
Amid concern about H1N1 and seasonal...
| Aug 23, 2009
Peter Schiff turns on his computer and checks his fundraising numbers with the studied nonchalance other guys might display while perusing last night's box scores.
It's a Friday in early August and Schiff's fans have set off a "money bomb" - a 24-hour...
| Sep 17, 2009
Peter Schiff, the broker, author and financial pundit from Weston who has already taken in more than $1 million in campaign contributions and hired a staff, is expected to announce on national television this morning that he is running for the U.S. Senate...
| Aug 27, 2010
When it comes to hiring a new financial planner or stockbroker, Fort Lauderdale attorney Scott Levine has one basic rule. "I look up everybody," he says.
Not a bad idea when one is beginning a relationship with someone who has a big say in what you do...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 3:01 PM
Goldie Robinson withdrew from friends and family before she finally vanished in June.
While relatives and co-workers tried in vain to reach her, someone sold 78-year-old Robinson's car and bought another car and a van in her name, South Daytona police...
| Jul 29, 2010
| 9:56 AM