| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:04 PM
It appears the debate over work-life balance is heating up once again. First former Lehman Brothers CFO Erin Callan wrote this article entitled “Is There Life After Work?” for the New York Times, then 60 Minutes aired a segment in which...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 2:22 PM
In mid-September 2008, Lehman Brothers collapsed and the bottom fell out of the financial system. Barack Obama handled it coolly. John McCain did not. Obama won the presidency. (Given the country's condition, he would have won anyway. But this sealed it.)...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 8:06 PM
Both chambers of the state legislature voted Wednesday night in favor of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's controversial plan to recruit the nonprofit Jackson Laboratory to Farmington with a $291 million offer to construct a new building and create 300 direct...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 9:17 AM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced with much fanfare recently that a research laboratory will be coming to Farmington with the state's help, but the plan is running into a buzzsaw of criticism from Republican legislators who say there are too many unanswered...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 3:11 PM
With the Christmas shopping season off to a rousing start, state officials are hoping this will be the best season in years for sales taxes pouring into state coffers.
The gifts being purchased at a brisk pace at malls and retail outlets from Danbury...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:02 PM
After the largest tax increase in Connecticut state history, a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds Friday as the state is teeter-tottering toward a deficit in the current fiscal year.
The Moody's Investors Service rating agency...
| Dec 20, 2011
Reporting from San Francisco -- Warren Hellman, a San Francisco financier, philanthropist and bluegrass enthusiast who lavished his city with a free concert that grew into one of the nation's largest music festivals, died Sunday of complications from...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 6:41 PM
Arriving in Baltimore for college in 2004 from her native New York City, Vienna DeGiacomo assumed she would quickly head back north after graduating from Goucher College.
But nearly three years after receiving her English degree, DeGiacomo, 24, is...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 1:15 PM
This is an ode to Greg Smith.
A middling executive at Wall Street’s most powerful firm turned the global business press on its ear by leaving Goldman Sachs with a flourish, publishing an op-ed in the New York Times, calling the culture of the...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:27 PM
A former Securities and Exchange Commission official said greater disclosure of investment banks' highest-paid employees – aside from corporate officers – would not necessarily aid shareholders.
Lynn Turner, who was the SEC’s chief...
| Oct 26, 2010
In the weeks prior to General Motors' historic bankruptcy filing in June of last year, then-car czar Steven Rattner furiously raced to tie up a number of key last-minute details. Chief among them was finding someone to take over stewardship of the 100-...