Former SAC money managers move on

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Four of Steven A. Cohen’s money managers are proving that there is in fact life after SAC Capital Advisors, the now defunct and tarnished hedge fund. Andrew Bazarian, a former money manager at SAC, is set to start his own Pan-Asian hedge fund that will bet on rising and falling stocks, according to reports in […] [Read More]
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UB and FuelCell Energy announce eco-friendly deal

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The University of Bridgeport and FuelCell Energy, a Danbury-based provider of fuel cell power plants, have reached an agreement to generate electricity on campus with a fuel cell that will slash carbon emissions by 7,000 tons a year — equivalent to taking 1,220 vehicles off the road annually. Under the agreement signed on April 28, […] [Read More]
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Emcor unit gets Ellis Island contract

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Emcor Group, a provider of mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services, announced that its subsidiary, F&G Mechanical, has been awarded a contract to repair damage to the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island, New York, N.Y., caused by Hurricane Sandy in October 2012. “F&G Mechanical is honored to […] [Read More]
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Alstom set to make announcement on GE offer soon

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Alstom, the French industrial company which produces high-speed rail, said Monday that it would make an announcement soon regarding its future. GE is in talks to buy the energy unit of Alstom, a deal which has been complicated by the French government’s opposition. On its website, the company released the following short statement: Alstom continues […] [Read More]
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Charter strikes to deal to buy Time Warner customers from Comcast

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In another game-changing deal for the cable industry, Charter Communications has struck an agreement with Comcast to pay an estimated $7.3 billion for 1.4 million existing Time Warner subscribers. The purchase would come after Comcast, the cable juggernaut, completes its $45 billion planned merger with Time Warner Cable. As a result, Charter Communications, a regional […] [Read More]
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Emcor unit garners four government contracts

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Emcor Government Services, a unit of Emcor Group, a Norwalk-based Fortune 500 provider of mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services, has been awarded four contracts to perform facilities maintenance services for four different government entities. The sites include the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center at Yorktown, Virginia; U.S. Customs and […] [Read More]
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Westin Hotels welcomes Arianna Huffington to Westin Well-being Council

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On the heels of the recent launch of its global Westin Well-being Movement, Westin Hotels & Resorts has added Arianna Huffington to the Movement’s Well-being Council. The Well-being Movement is a $15 million campaign designed to enhance the well-being of guests and associates around the world, and Huffington’s role on the council will be to […] [Read More]
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Pitney Bowes assists DATA Group with expansion

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DATA Group is using direct mail technology from Pitney Bowes to grow its business with direct mail operations expansion in the western part of Canada. With the help of Pitney Bowes’s technology, DATA Group extended its capabilities to provide omnichannel offerings for its clients. As one of Canada’s largest managed business communications providers, DATA wanted […] [Read More]
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