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Day Pitney launches venture capital law blog

It surely won’t be as goofy as the “Bob Loblaw Law Blog” portrayed on TV show Arrested Development, but law firm Day Pitney on Monday launched a new online resource for entrepreneurs and investors in
Edward Lampert is the founder of ESL investments, a hedge fund with offices on Greenwich Avenue, and chairman of Sears Holdings Corp. through his fund's controlling investment in the retail chain's parent company.
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Ex-Greenwich hedge funder suffers tough week

Updated to correct two typos noted by alert reader “William”: Last week wasn’t pretty for one billion-dollar name in Fairfield County hedge funding: Edward S. Lampert. The founder of ESL Investments

Shelton High grad turned Citigroup CEO garnering praise

He was brought in, in part, to get Citgroup out from under the regulators’ microscope. He was brought in, perhaps, to be a little boring. Today, former Shelton High football star Michael L. Corbat —
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Busy season kicks up for holiday road races…

Last week, we at the Hearst Connecticut business desk looked into the blooming market for Thanksgiving Road Races, or Turkey Trots, and came up with some interesting finds — for one thing,
Categories: Economy, General, Main Street

Stamford finance firm offers November profits to veterans fund

Mischler Financial Group — a California investment bank and institutional brokerage with a Stamford office — is pledging 10 percent of its November profits to Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation,

How’s Connecticut stack up in energy efficiency?

If you’re interested in energy efficiency and care about how Connecticut stacks up then you should be looking forward to this afternoon. That’s when the American Council for an Energy-Efficient
Categories: Economy, General, Main Street

Banking giant to speak at Westport women’s lunch

Peyton Patterson, president and CEO of Bankwell Financial Group, will offer the keynote address at next Thursday’s second-annual Working Women’s Luncheon, put on by the Westport-Weston Chamber of

Attention world: Empire State Building getting new lighting

Yesterday, we here at Financial Mines gave the 4-week update on the Empire State Realty Trust stock — up about 9 percent, to $14.13 or so, since it began trading in early October. Today, we bring

Fairfield business incubator hatches today

Three lucky, aspiring entrepreneurs will be unveiled today in Fairfield’s latest iteration of what’s becoming a statewide trend: the business incubator. Financial Mines is told the three businesses
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Unemployed will take a 19.2 percent paycut

Unemployment checks for some Connecticut residents will be a little lighter come June, when sequestration takes a bite out of emergency benefits. The State Labor Department said emergency unemployment