Bitcoin

Bitcoin forum for Stamford Innovation Center

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The CFA Society of Stamford is holding a March 18 panel discussion on how to get started with bitcoins and other virtual or “crypto” currencies, at the Stamford Innovation Center. Bitcoins are created as reward units for people who maintain computer servers that act as ledgers to record transactions, with bitcoins then entering circulation as […] [Read More]
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Tom Rutledge

Reports: Charter in mammoth cable deal

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At a potential price topping $10 billion, Stamford-based Charter Communications (Nasdaq: CHTR) reportedly is in talks to acquire Bright House Networks, which with some 2.5 million cable subscribers in five states is the sixth largest cable carrier in the nation. Bloomberg reported the companies have been in talks for several months and have the outline of […] [Read More]
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Sikorsky

CEO: Sikorsky “not quite as attractive” as other UTC businesses

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UPDATED AT 1:27 p.m. Hayes references long horizon for sales of the CH-53K helicopter in development for the U.S. Marine Corps, noting volume sales for that program will not start until well after 2020, and predicting Sikorsky sales will be relatively flat until then. Also notes the heavy pressure on profit margins under terms of […] [Read More]
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Symbiomix advances oral treatment for women’s infections

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Symbiomix Therapeutics, a late-stage, privately held biopharmaceutical company developing medicines for serious women’s health infections, with an office in Old Greenwich announced last week the results of a Phase 1 clinical program for its lead product candidate SYM-1219.  According to the results, a single oral dose of SYM-1219 is safe, well tolerated and had predictable […] [Read More]
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Jeff Immelt

Report: GE mulls more finance cuts

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General Electric is considering accelerating the downsizing of its GE Capital division, according to the Wall Street Journal, which reported “the bulk” of GE Capital’s lending operations as expendable. The Wall Street Journal did not identify its sources by name. It cited a letter from GE CEO Jeff Immelt to shareholders in the company’s annual […] [Read More]
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Greenwich marketing firm closes charity campaign

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Morstad, a Greenwich-based full-service marketing and branding firm dedicated to the financial services industry, closed its 2014 “Morstad Gives Back” campaign with Danbury Grassroots Academy. The “Morstad Gives Back” program selects one not-for-profit that can benefit from the firm’s expertise in branding, marketing, and design. Morstad awarded DGA with $25,000 in marketing services to help […] [Read More]
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longchamp

Longchamp calling it quits on Greenwich Ave

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See that bag to the left? That’s a Longchamp le pliage (French for “to fold”), and it’s likely you’ve seen it plenty more places than here on Financial Mines, since the nylon tote has become ubiquitous throughout America and the world over the last 20 years. Just try walking into a Starbucks in Greenwich or […] [Read More]

SCORE hosting start-up program in Stamford

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SCORE Fairfield County and co-sponsor the Ferguson Library will present a free small business workshop series. The five-workshop series, “Five Workshops to Lead to Start-Up Success,” will begin on Monday, March 23, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Ferguson Library, 96 Broad St., Stamford, with registration beginning at 5:30 p.m. The workshop series, conducted […] [Read More]
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