Monthly Archive for May, 2011

: May, 2011

Derecktor’s Cakewalk up for sale

Superyacht is reporting that the Derecktor Shipyard’s built Cakewalk V has been listed for sale for 152.5 euros, which is about $215 million. Derecktor built and dropped the giant yacht into the water

Where the jobs are

While the economy has continued to limp along for the last couple of years now, generating few jobs, Stamford-based, is reporting an 80 percent increase in job postings in the state with

Ponzi scheme charges tie up Highview funds

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced monday it has charged Highview Point Partners LLC, a Stamford-based investment adviser, with engaging in a multi-year Ponzi scheme involving

Post Galleon: A really brave new investors’ world?

Galleon co-founder Raj Rajaratnam’s conviction on insider trading violations raises a number of questions and concerns for the investment community, but should one of those be about whether an

Movie costs trim WWE profit in 1Q

Stamford-based WWE reported net income of $8.6 million, or 11 cents per share, for the first quarter 0f 2011, down from the $24.7 million, or 33 cents per share for the first quarter of 2010. The

Net income at Silgan misses

Stamford-based Silgan Holdings reported net income failed to meet analysts expectations in the first quarter. The mean EPS for the consumer goods packaging company, according to a survey by FactSet

GE share votes lift Lafley, not pretty for Avon chief

GE filed on Monday the final tally of votes from its Salt Lake City meeting  revealing who shareholders like at the helm of the Fairfield-based giant. Alan “A.G.” Lafley, the former Proctor &