Monthly Archive for June, 2010

: June, 2010

Rell to NY hedgies: Come on up!

This letter came out of the Connecticut Governor’s office today: June 30, 2010 Mr. Timothy P. Selby, President New York Hedge Fund Roundtable c/o Alston & Bird, LLP 90 Park Avenue New York, New York

Cigarette tax bad for business, great for health

New York now has the highest cigarette tax in the country after the state legislature in Albany on Monday passed a bill that adds another $1.60 in state taxes to every cigarette pack sold starting

A week to go before The Classic Auction

Condo buyers have a week to look at 28 units going up for auction at The Classic Condominiums on Sunday, June 27. Available units include eight one-bedroom residences with starting bids of $150,000 to

It’s time for BP to ante up – big time

President Obama is demanding that BP set up a victims compensation fund to assist businesses and individuals who have been and will be impacted by millions of barrels of crude oil that are still

DOT’s comments on I-95 traffic

A couple of weeks ago, I called the Connecticut Department of Transportation for comment on I-95 rush-hour traffic’s impact on the economy, as noted in my Friday, May 28 blog, “I-95 traffic…” DOT

Happy Birthday, Steve!

SAC Capital Management’s Steve Cohen turns 54 today.  Hope they’re partying on down by the water in Stamford.

Interactive Brokers keeps rolling out new products

Interactive Brokers Poised To Launch Muni Trading By Nicole Brook Guest Writer Greenwich’s Interactive Brokers will launch low-cost electronic trading in municipal bonds in the next week, according to

BP debacle stresses need for alternative energy push

If there ever was a reason to speed up research into and production of alternative energy sources, what’s going on in the Gulf of Mexico is it. For six weeks, millions of barrels of crude oil have

Golden Eddie

Eddie Lampert’s not an ostentatious kind of guy, billionaire or no, so don’t expect to see him driving a gold-plated Aston Martin around Greenwich. But Eddie’s getting into the gold-buying frenzy in a