Monthly Archive for July, 2011

: July, 2011

Diageo gets hammered by SEC

The SEC leveled allegations of bribery against Diageo on Wednesday and the company coughed up $16 million to make it all go away. Washington, D.C., July 27, 2011 — The Securities and Exchange

Energizer shares hit high boosted by Schick razor maker

Shares in Energizer Holdings, the parent of Milford-based Schick Wilkinson-Sword, shot up as much as 9 percent in Wednesday trading after the company announced results for the third fiscal quarter.

W.R. Berkley shares surge after earnings

Shares in Greenwich-based insurer W.R. Berkley jumped more than 3 percent in morning trading after the company held a meeting with analysts to discuss its second quarter earnings. On Monday, WRB,

UTC profits hit $1.3 billion

UTC reported net income Of $1.3 billion and EPS of $1.45. The Hartford corporation said all six of its units saw organic sales growth in the quarter, the first time that has happened since 2008.

Sikorsky’s S-97 Raider program takes flight

Sikorsky Aircraft said its X2 experimental helicopter took its final flight Thursday marking the beginning of the Stratford helicopter maker’s effort to move into a production model, the S-97 Raider.

People’s trims its Mass. employment B of A hits Conn.

Two banks cut jobs in New England adding to a growing list of recent actions that will be adding to the unemployment ranks. People’s confirmed last week to The Boston Globe that it will trim about 91

Amnesia and the sunshine economy

Downtown, after 9 a.m. it was difficult to find parking. By 11 a.m, the merciless heat chased people inside the multitude of shops and restaurants. This was Pasadena’s downtown shopping district, last

People’s closes on Danvers

Bridgeport-based People’s United Financial Inc., announced Friday the final approvals for the purchase of Danvers Bancorp Inc. have been granted and the deal is now complete. Danvers will give