Conn. added 5,400 jobs in February

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State Labor Department reported today that Connecticut gained 5,400 jobs in February. Here’s an excerpt from the department’s report. Read the rest of the findings tonight and in the morning in the business section. February’s gain brings the state’s nonfarm employment to 1,623,200. On a seasonally adjusted basis, this represents an increase of 28,900 jobs […] [Read More]
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Malloy finds Eldorado of tax policy?

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Gov. Malloy might have found the mythical Eldorado of tax policy — a way to raise taxes on a business without actually raising costs to consumers. Malloy wants to tax coal, nuclear and oil-fueled power plants. Immediately, the thought is that these generators will just pass on the cost to consumers, therby driving up rates. […] [Read More]
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Phishers use survey as bait for scam

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Berlin-based Achieve Financial Credit Union confirmed on Monday an email blast that went out this morning offering $50 to take survey is a phishing scam. The email asks credit union members to click a link, and if the link does not work, to paste a url address into your browser. Generally, the thief behind this […] [Read More]
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Wells Fargo Wagon is now in town

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Wells Fargo has finally erased the Wachovia name from the state cutting into the hegemony over Connecticut banking held by North Carolina. Wells Fargo, the California-based bank, officially changed the name of Wachovia branches in Connecticut this week. Wells Fargo got to Connecticut by taking Wachovia in the financial collapse of 2008. At the time, […] [Read More]
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