How Connecticut colleges’ endowments rank nationally

Wilton-based nonprofit fund adviser Commonfund’s annual review of school endowments came out this week ranking the schools by total assets. Harvard, once again, ranked first in the nation with $30.4 billion, but Connecticut schools competed and posted some sizable chunks of change. The Biz section looks at some of trends for the funds during the […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Conn. workers finally get their hours back, but not the pay

The State Labor Department, in its monthly Economic Outlook, said Connecticut workers are finally putting in the same number of hours per week that they did in 2007, before the recession, but pay rates have lagged inflation. According to the report, Connecticut workers averaged 34.3 hours a week on the job in December, slightly higher […] [Read More]
Categories: Economy

N.Y. and N.J. foreign currency traders to pay $1.8 million for false claims

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission touted their win in court over Forex Capital Trading Group, Forex Capital Trading Partners, both of New York, and Highland Stone Cap. of New Jersey in a federal lawsuit over the firms’ performance claims. According to the CFTC, Judge Katherine B. Forrest of the U.S. District Court for the […] [Read More]
Categories: Fraud