CT’s health plan clearinghouse site active

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Individuals, families and employers hunting for health insurance options can visit the Health Reinsurance Association of Connecticut’s website, the CT Health Channel. The Connecticut Insurance Department posted a link on its website Tuesday. You can find news on a variety of insurance issues as well as links to companies and agencies offering individual, family and […] [Read More]
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Register to print in Hartford, closing its New Haven plant

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The New Haven Register has filed a notice with the state of Connecticut that it will permanently cease print production operations this year and put 105 people out of work, according to a filing obtained by the New Haven Independent. The notice says the Register is not closing and will continue to maintain its news […] [Read More]
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Terex and Kaman grab good gains Tuesday

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Westport-based Terex posted another solid day in the market with shares up 3.62 percent to $15.44. The maker of construction equipment has had a nice run this year after earning an overweight rating from JP Morgan earlier in the month. Bloomfield aerospace company Kaman Corp. surged in trading after the lunch break and after a […] [Read More]
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Casey Quirk and Assoc. promotes Levi and White

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Casey Quirk & Associates promoted two analysts who have worked on hedge fund and retirement allocation issues to directors of the Darien-based management consulting firm. CQA is an adviser to the advisers, providing consulting services to traditional and alternative investment managers. The firm promoted Jeffrey A. Levi, who is a co-author of Casey Quirk’s 2009 […] [Read More]
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Pentagon spent $1.6 billion on Russian helicopters

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The Inspector General has released a brief synopsis of its investigation into a Department of Defense program to provide Russian-made Mi-17 helicopters for use in Iraq and Afghanistan. The DoD has until Feb. 6 to respond to the full report, which is critical of the Pentagon’s inventory measures. The report said  “DoD officials were unable […] [Read More]
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Aetna reaffirms full-year earnings

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Mark T. Bertolini, chairman, CEO and president of Aetna Inc. is expected to reaffirm  full-year operating earings of $5.15 per share during JP Morgan’s Health Care Conference Tuesda, the company said in an SEC filing. Aetna shares were trading at $44.42 during the conference as Bertolini spoke. [Read More]
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NU’s Shivery expected to return to duty after heart scare

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Northeast Utilities told the SEC Tuesday that Chairman, President and Chief Executive Charles Shivery went to the hospital Sunday after experiencing a heart problem. No specifics on the medical condition were divulged, but NU said Shivery is expected to be released and able to resume a regular workload after a period of recovery. Until then […] [Read More]
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Noon shares of UBS, RBS Cigna and Terex above 3 percent

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Shares in Westport-based construction equipment maker Terex Corp. were up more than 4 percent to $15.50 in noon trading. Terex has enjoyed a string of good days this year, following an “overweight” upgrade by analysts at JP Morgan last week. Overall, the market was up Tuesday with the S&P 500 gaining almost a full percent […] [Read More]
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