<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Business News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/business http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usThu, 08 Dec 2016 07:06:54 -0500Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:06:54 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Oil Tumbles Amid OPEC Uncertainty]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:30:47 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/gasolina-16.jpg
Stocks closed slightly higher on Tuesday, boosted by health-care companies like UnitedHealth Group, as investors digested falling oil prices ahead of a key OPEC meeting.The Dow Jones industrial average...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Starts Offering Black Friday Deals]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 11:12:57 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AMAZON_AP_16287435798944.jpg
It's only one day after Halloween and more than three weeks to Thanksgiving but Black Friday deals are already here. Amazon began offering sales on Tuesday as part of its Black Friday Deals store, which...

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<![CDATA[Fewer People Are Visiting Trump-Branded Properties: Analysts]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:38:30 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-528652674.jpg
The number of visitors to Donald Trump-branded properties dropped in September by more than 16 percent compared to the same month last year, CNBC reports.That drop follows a 7.1 percent year-over-year...

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<![CDATA[Tony Robbins Hypes Up Dreamforce Crowds in San Francisco]]> Wed, 05 Oct 2016 17:15:44 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Tonyrobbinsofficial.jpg
There was no fire walk or Oprah Moment, but Tony Robbins did unleash his trademark high-energy self-help wisdom upon thousands on the opening night of cloud-computing company Salesforce's Dreamforce conference...]]>
<![CDATA[Airlines Reading, Responding to Social Media Rants]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:25:34 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/swa-airline-tweets-compliants.jpg
A new study says airlines are reading posts made by customers complaining over delayed or canceled flights and poor service, and are responding to those messages. Dallas-based Southwest Airlines has a team...

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<![CDATA[Google Express Expands to Connecticut]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:14:50 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Google+Express.JPG
Google’s Google Express delivery service is expanding and it’s coming to Connecticut.

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<![CDATA[Wells Fargo CEO to Forfeit $41M Amid Review]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:52:21 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_16260609890795-wells-fargo.jpg
Secretary of Labor Tom Perez on Tuesday said he would initiate a "top-to-bottom" review of labor practices at disgraced bank Wells Fargo, NBC News reported.Perez was responding to a letter from eight...

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<![CDATA[How to Protect Yourself From Hackers ]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:38:46 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/NC_onlinetuneup0923_1920x1080.jpg
Thursday's news that Yahoo suffered a hack of 500 million of its user accounts may have many people taking a new look at how to keep their own email accounts and personal information secure.]]>
<![CDATA[How The Marriott-Starwood Merger Affects Your Rewards]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:37:47 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/marriott.jpg
The Marriott International brand to become the largest hotel chain in the world, after its $13 billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide in a merger that closed on Friday morning.But...

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<![CDATA[Embattled Wells Fargo CEO Resigns From Federal Panel]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:15:08 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_16264579459541-Stumpf.jpg
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf stepped down from his position on the Federal Reserve Advisory Council Thursday, according to a statement from the San Francisco Federal Reserve. Wells Fargo told CNBC that Stumpf...

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<![CDATA[Ford to Stop Producing Small Cars in US]]> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:02:11 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-513343308-ford-generic.jpg
Ford says it will move its entire small car operation from America to Mexico, NBC News reported."Over the next two to three years, we will have migrated all of our small car production to Mexico," CEO...]]>
<![CDATA[FAA Issues Warning About Samsung Phones]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 19:59:02 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_16246359982059-samsung.jpg
The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday strongly urged travelers not to turn on or charge Samsung Galaxy Note 7 cell phones while on planes, after a series of incidents involving exploding batteries.In...

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<![CDATA[‘I Already Lost Them’: The World Reacts to Apple’s AirPods]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 18:35:29 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_16251682398866-iphone-7-earbud.gif
At Apple’s product launch event Wednesday, the company confirmed what many had been speculating for months: The new iPhone 7 does not have a headphone jack. iPhone users who want to communicate and listen...

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<![CDATA[Airbnb Addresses Claims of Racism, Revamps Website]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 13:05:40 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/airbnb-homepage.jpg
Before the end of the year, Airbnb plans to display user photos less prominently, promote instant bookings and introduce technological changes to address widespread reports of racial discrimination against...

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<![CDATA[Facebook Satellites Part of Plan for Internet in Space]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 15:57:38 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/spacex-explostion-smoke.jpg
On Thursday, a SpaceX rocket, along with a satellite leased in part by Facebook, were destroyed in a launch pad explosion at Cape Canaveral. The explosion, in which no people were harmed, occurred during...

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<![CDATA[No Free Dunkin' If the Pats Win]]> Mon, 12 Sep 2016 07:39:46 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/dd-Hot+and+Iced+Coffee.jpg
Last year Dunkin' Donuts gave fans a free coffee the day after the New England Patriots won a game, however, this year Dunkin' is dialing it back.

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<![CDATA[Tesla Needs More Money to Keep Model 3 On Track]]> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:48:43 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-490597798.jpg
Automaker Tesla will need to raise additional capital in order to continue as planned with development of its new Model 3 sedan and its giant battery “gigafactory” in Reno, the company said Wednesday.

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