Monthly Archive for January, 2011

: January, 2011

Sikorsky’s S-92 heads to Afghanistan

Sikorsky, whose S-92 line has largely been confined to oil rigs and VIP transport, is going to get a work out in Afghanistan. On Monday, Sikorsky delivered the second of two S-92s to AAR Corp., which

Earnings this week good proxy for factory, pharma and finance

Earnings this week should provide a glimpse of what kind of year 2010 was for insurance, manufacturing and pharma both nationally and locally here Fairfield and New Haven counties. Reports should also

Ethan Allen sales up 21 percent for 4Q 2010

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc., the Danbury-based maker of home furnishings that saw revenues plummet during 2009, seems to be making a rebound as it on Monday reported a sales spike of 21 percent year

UTC earnings up 14 percent

Big questions facing the company include concerns over raw material access and prices, threats to the stability of markets due to growing international trade disputes and how serious Congress and

Extreme couponing

The first word that comes to my mind is “Whoa.” It may not be the most sophisticated or eloquent word — especially for a journalist with an English degree — but there it is. I’m talking about this

State drops 4,300 jobs in December

The State Labor Department said Connecticut lost 4,300 jobs in December, bringing the state’s nonfarm employment to 1,613,400. On a seasonally adjusted basis, this represents an increase of 5,300 jobs

Malloy taps former Assistant AG for Consumer Protection

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has selected Attorney William M. Rubenstein, a former assistant attorney general and lawyer at the Federal Trade Commission, to head the state’s Consumer Protection Department.

Himes back on Finance

U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., will continue to work on financial regulations under the Republican-controlled House. Himes, a veteran of Goldman Sachs and Greenwich resident, was reappointed by

Goldman to pay CT $1M for auction rate security issues

The Connecticut Banking Department concluded its investigation into Goldman Sachs’ handling of its auction rate securities business last month getting the Wall Street firm to agree to pay a $1 million

Got a revaluation story?

Did you get an equity line of credit cut, lose a mortgage refinance deal because your home lost value in the last couple years? If that happened and then you were told the same property gained in