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Many Private College Presidents Earn $1M

Many Private College Presidents Earn $1M

Presidents at 42 private colleges scaled the $1 million annual mark in total pay and benefits in 2011 — a... Read »

Dec 16, 2013
Ford to Launch 23 New Models, Add 11,000 Jobs Next Year

Ford to Launch 23 New Models, Add 11,000 Jobs Next Year

Ford Mustang plans to release 23 new models next year, according to Joe Hinrichs, Ford's president of the Americas. Read »

Dec 13, 2013
Bank of America to Pay $132M in SEC Case

Bank of America to Pay $132M in SEC Case

Bank of America has agreed to pay $131.8 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges that... Read »

Dec 13, 2013
Facebook to Join S&P 500

Facebook to Join S&P 500

Facebook will join the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index, replacing technology supplier Teradyne Inc.,... Read »

Dec 11, 2013

Google's Most Searched Throughout the Years

Google's most searched terms from 2006 until today. View »

Dec 10, 2013
American, US Airways Complete Merger, Creating World's Biggest Airline

American, US Airways Complete Merger, Creating World's Biggest Airline

American Airlines has emerged from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a... Watch »

Dec 9, 2013
Wal-Mart Agrees to Contribute $25M to Settle Gas Can Lawsuits

Wal-Mart Agrees to Contribute $25M to Settle Gas Can Lawsuits

Wal-Mart has agreed to contribute about $25 million to settle unresolved lawsuits filed on behalf of... Read »

Dec 9, 2013
Union, Pratt & Whitney in Final Days of Pact Talks

Union, Pratt & Whitney in Final Days of Pact Talks

Job security remains a top issue for the Pratt & Whitney machinists union as it heads into the final days... Watch »

Dec 6, 2013
Twitter Names 1st Woman to Board of Directors

Twitter Names 1st Woman to Board of Directors

Twitter's board of directors — much criticized for being all white and all male — has gotten its first... Read »

Dec 5, 2013
Unemployment Rate May Be Larger Than We Think

Unemployment Rate May Be Larger Than We Think

The unemployment number is often thought of as an important economic barometers. However, Americans may not... Watch »

Dec 5, 2013
Cyber Monday Nets Record $1.74B

Cyber Monday Nets Record $1.74B

Shoppers bought online at the heaviest rate ever Monday, according to research firm comScore Inc., The... Read »

Dec 4, 2013
Record Crowds Over Weekend, But Spending Declined

Record Crowds Over Weekend, But Spending Declined

Retailers drew crowds with early discounts, however they failed to motivate shoppers to Read »

Dec 2, 2013
Amazon Bringing More Than 300 Full Time Jobs to Windsor

Amazon Bringing More Than 300 Full Time Jobs to Windsor

Amazon is bringing more than 300 full time jobs to Connecticut that will offer competitive wages and... Read »

Nov 21, 2013
Stocks Surge, Dow Closes Above 16,000 for 1st Time

Stocks Surge, Dow Closes Above 16,000 for 1st Time

The Dow Jones industrial average has closed above 16,000 on Thursday for the first time ever, with stocks buoyed to... Read »

Nov 22, 2013
JPMorgan Inks $4.5 Billion Settlement with Investors

JPMorgan Inks $4.5 Billion Settlement with Investors

JPMorgan has reached a $4.5 billion settlement with a raft of institutional investors who lost money... Read »

Nov 15, 2013
Dow, S&P Log Record Highs on Investors' Holiday Cheer

Dow, S&P Log Record Highs on Investors' Holiday Cheer

The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at new record highs Wednesday as the strong holiday outlook from Macy's... Read »

Nov 13, 2013
Starbucks to Pay Kraft $2.76 Billion After Contract Dispute

Starbucks to Pay Kraft $2.76 Billion After Contract Dispute

Starbucks now owes Kraft Foods $2.76 billion after it ended the companies' grocery deal at least three years early... Read »

Nov 12, 2013
SAC Capital Pleads Guilty in Insider Trading Probe

SAC Capital Pleads Guilty in Insider Trading Probe

SAC Capital pleaded guilty Friday as part of its mammoth $1.8 billion plea deal with the feds, marking a key step in... Read »

Nov 8, 2013
Twitter Goes Public

Twitter Goes Public

Trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TWTR at a starting price of $26 a share, Twitter is... Watch »

Nov 7, 2013
Twitter's $2 Billion Test: Turning Profits for Wall St.

Twitter's $2 Billion Test: Turning Profits for Wall St.

In the seven years since its creation, Twitter has been used to spark revolutions, allow fans to chat... Watch »

Nov 7, 2013
9/27-9/28/14 NBC Connecticut Health & Wellness Festival
Join us for the 2014 Health & Wellness Festival Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28 at the Connecticut Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Read more
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