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  • Rachel Marsden: Transparency must accompany financial oversight

    PARIS -- On the occasion of President Obama's State of the Union address this week, marking five years since he was sworn into office with the stated primary objective of turning around the post-crisis domestic economy, it's worth asking: Is America...
  • Gold glitters less brightly, falling below $1,600

    Gold glitters less brightly, falling below $1,600
    Gold still glitters, but a bit less brightly as it fell below $1,600 on Friday for the first time in six months. In one of the contrarian ways of the financial markets, gold has weakened as evidence has mounted that the global economy is recovering....
  • Ron Kaye: Eyeing the propositions

    With absolute certainty, I am prepared a month before the election to predict the outcome in California: President Obama will carry the nation's largest state and Democrats will maintain dominance in both houses of the state Legislature. Of course...
  • Maybe George Soros can save Big Bird

    Seems to me that philanthropist George Soros could pitch in and save Big Bird instead of helping President Obama reach his $1 billion campaign donation goal ("Big lies and Big Bird," Oct. 8). As far as "big lies" goes, what Mr. Romney is saying is no...
  • Same-sex marriage backers raise $3.2 million

    The main group supporting same-sex marriage in Maryland has raised $3.2 million and still has $1.2 million in its war chest to defend the law in the Nov. 6 referendum, according to a disclosure filed last night with the State Board of Elections. Among...
  • Ackman out at J.C. Penney after spat over CEO, chairman

    J.C. Penney’s turmoil at the top continued Tuesday as activist investor Bill Ackman stepped down from the board following a public disagreement over the struggling retailer’s choice of chief executive and chairman. Ackman, whose Pershing...
  • Bill Ackman steps down from J.C. Penney board

    Boardroom brawling at J.C. Penney Co. has claimed its latest casualty: activist investor Bill Ackman, who stepped down as a director after publicly voicing concerns about the struggling retailer's chief executive and chairman. The department store chain...
  • Breathe Books in Hampden opening health-food cafe

    Breathe Books in Hampden opening health-food cafe
    Breathe Books in Hampden says it will add a health-food cafe to its store next month. Owner Susan Weis-Bohlen says all the offerings will have at least one of five features: gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, raw or Ayurvedic -- Ayurveda is a holistic type...
  • George Soros takes 7.9% stake in J.C. Penney, stock soars

    George Soros takes 7.9% stake in J.C. Penney, stock soars
    Billionaire financier George Soros seems to be showing faith in J.C. Penney’s chances at a turnaround, taking a 7.9% stake in the struggling retailer. The hedge fund titan bought nearly 17.4 million shares through his Soros Fund Management,...
  • Connecticut's Top Billionaire Making Headlines of the Wrong Sort

    Of course, it's always nice when one of Connecticut's billionaires is getting lots of national attention, and in this case it's our richest resident: Stephen A. Cohen. Cohen is a denizen of Greenwich and founder of SAC Capital Advisors, one of the...
  • Too great to fail

    In its lengthy assessment of the 2008 recession and its corrupt ripples, Charles Ferguson’s new documentary, Inside Job, has a couple of hurdles to jump — the major one being recession fatigue. After Capitalism: A Love Story and Wall Street:...