Connecticut Business News - Money, Financial & Corporate News | NBC Connecticut

Business News

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 05:19 PM EDT

'Pregnancy Penalty' Can Affect Pay of Women Without Kids

'Pregnancy Penalty' Can Affect Pay of Women Without Kids

As women fight what has been an uphill battle for equal pay, they continue to face another exacerbating factor: being penalized for the fact that they could – regardless of whether they will – have children, NBC...

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 at 10:24 PM EDT

IRS Now Accepts Taxes at 7-Eleven

IRS Now Accepts Taxes at 7-Eleven

The Internal Revenue Service announced this week that taxpayers who need to make a payment in cash can now do so at 7-Eleven convenience stores. While it may seem unusual to pay your taxes where you might...

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016 at 09:29 AM EDT

Allergan, Pfizer Call Off Proposed $160B Merger

Allergan, Pfizer Call Off Proposed $160B Merger

The biggest U.S.-based drugmaker, Pfizer Inc., will stay put thanks to aggressive new Treasury Department rules that succeeded in blocking Pfizer from acquiring rival Allergan and moving to Ireland — at least on...

Monday, Apr 4, 2016 at 03:03 PM EDT

Lawsuit Says Starbucks Underfilling Lattes

Lawsuit Says Starbucks Underfilling Lattes

A lawsuit filed in a Northern California federal court last week accuses Starbucks of deliberately underfilling its latte cups by 25 percent in order to save money, The Seattle Times reported. The suit...

Saturday, Apr 2, 2016 at 10:29 AM EDT

Orders for New, Lower-Priced Tesla Hit 232K

Orders for New, Lower-Priced Tesla Hit 232K

The electric car company that drove its loyal fans into a frenzy of anticipation usually associated with iPhones and Xboxes unveiled its new, lower-priced model Friday at an event in Southern California. Some...

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016 at 02:42 PM EDT

Condoms, Sodas and Snacks: Amazon Expands Dash Button Program

Condoms, Sodas and Snacks: Amazon Expands Dash Button Program

You can now dash for condoms on Amazon. One year after the company unveiled its Amazon Dash Buttons, which allow customers to order goods with the push of a physical button, the company announced Thursday it is...

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 04:55 PM EDT

Foxconn Agrees to Buy Japan's Sharp Corp. for $3.5B

Foxconn Agrees to Buy Japan's Sharp Corp. for $3.5B

The Taiwanese company that assembles Apple's iPhones agreed Wednesday to buy control of financially struggling Sharp Corp. for $3.5 billion in the first foreign takeover of a major Japanese electronics producer....

Friday, Mar 25, 2016 at 07:58 PM EDT

Spring Break Scams Target Would-Be Vacationers

Spring Break Scams Target Would-Be Vacationers

Shelly Stamis saw an online advertisement for a vacation home in Florida at only $200 a night, and she figured she had found a solid bargain. "We looked at all the pictures, and it was right on the beach,...

Friday, Mar 25, 2016 at 01:35 PM EDT

Easter Is Like Christmas for Candy Industry

Easter Is Like Christmas for Candy Industry

Easter is the winner when it comes to candy sales in the U.S., CNBC reported. Americans spent over $800 million last year on creme-filled eggs, chocolate rabbits and colored marshmallow Peeps in the week...

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016 at 05:12 PM EDT

Pay-Per-Article News App Launches in US

Pay-Per-Article News App Launches in US

A news app set will launch on Wednesday in the U.S., with 20 of the country’s largest newspaper and magazine publishers jumping on as partners, according to NBC News. Blendle, created by...

The Kentucky Derby

Photos & Videos

Market Report

Comcast Cares Day
Join NBC Connecticut and Comcast for the 2016 Comcast Cares Day Electronic Recycling Drive on Saturday, April 30 from 9.a.m to noon in the Westfarms Mall parking lot. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out