| Jun 29, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Edwin L. Caldwell was a prominent economist whose views about the future of Connecticut's economy were highly influential in the 1970's and '80s.
He was a vice president and chief economist at the former Connecticut Bank and Trust Co., a professor of...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:51 AM
American Apparel's abrupt ouster of controversial Chief Executive Dov Charney may pitch the company into bankruptcy by triggering defaults on two outstanding loans, the retailer warned Thursday.
In an SEC filing, American Apparel said the board's...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:49 PM
The parent company of Weston-based Florida Community Bank, wants to sell stock to help the bank grow and make more loans.
FCB Financial Holdings' Initial Public Offering or stock market launch could raise $150 million to further fuel the growth of...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Here's an American success story. Quality Float Works Inc. of Schaumburg, which has been in business for 99 years, is poised to double its sales and create four jobs. The company has been working for months to pull off one of the biggest deals in its...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:19 PM
TOKYO (Reuters) - Four years after Japan tightened rules on the consumer finance industry - and wiped out thousands of non-bank moneylenders - some lawmakers in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party want to shift back to deregulation, arguing this would...
| May 2, 2014
Being in first place among polls in a statewide or national election is not all its cracked up to be. Sure, you get to look in the rear view mirror with a sly smirk at the others puttering along to......
| May 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
As 2014 arrived, experts were confident that the 30-year mortgage rate would rise to at least 5% this year as the Federal Reserve cut back a bond-buying program, which had depressed the rates to unheard-of lows in 2013.
So much for the experts. The...
| May 13, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Student loans are thought of as a young person's problem. In fact, they can be an intergenerational headache. By the time you have paid off your own loans for college or graduate school, you may be faced with the cost of your children's educations. Or you...
| May 6, 2014
It hasn't been easy, but Jennifer Martens' struggles with Ocwen Loan Servicing appear to be nearing an end.
Martens, featured in the April 8 column, had her mortgage switched from IndyMac to Ocwen in November — and promptly saw her account devolve...
| May 7, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Two developments have put in doubt the future of the successful panda breeding program at the San Diego Zoo.
Six pandas have been born at the zoo under a research agreement with the Chinese government. The pandas remain the property of the Chinese but,...