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Frontline blasts SAC Capital in new documentary

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Federal prosecutors haven’t managed to charge Greenwich hedge fund titan Steven A. Cohen with insider trading. But that didn’t stop PBS investigative outfit Frontline from circling that conclusion. In “To Catch a Trader,” which debuted last night, the PBS investigative program delves into the government’s 7-year crackdown on insider trading, making pit stops to explain […] [Read More]
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GE Capital supports Harley Marine

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GE Capital, Corporate Finance, based in Norwalk, is serving as administrative agent on $285 million of senior secured revolving and term credit facilities to Harley Marine Services Inc. The credit facilities will recapitalize the company and provide additional funds for growth initiatives. GE Capital Markets served as sole bookrunner and sole lead arranger on the […] [Read More]
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Wheelock acquires North Carollina development

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Wheelock Street Capital has made its second residential land acquisition in North Carolina, purchasing the 259-acre Holding Village master planned community in Wake Forest, N.C. Holding Village is approved for 1,350 residential units and 65,000 square feet of commercial uses and is located east of Main Street on U.S. Route 98. In the transaction, Greenwich-based […] [Read More]
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Cablevision/WFSB beef draws politicians’ ire

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As the saying goes, when elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers. In this case, the elephants are Cablevision and WFSB-TV. The grass is any subscriber in Milford, Orange and Woodbridge — at least in the eyes of Connecticut State Senators Joseph J. Crisco, Jr. (D-Woodbridge) and Gayle S. Slossberg (D-Milford). The politicians on […] [Read More]
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Cengage partners with Knewton

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Cengage Learning, a Stamford-based educational content, software and services company, is partnering with Knewton, an adaptive learning company. Cengage will implement Knewton’s application programming interface into select higher education products to provide personalized learning pathways for students and predictive analytics for instructors. Expected to launch in the fall 2015, the technology will be integrated into […] [Read More]
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Ebay seller offers up SAC fleece as ‘a piece of history’

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As if last year’s insider trading investigation wasn’t devastating enough for hedge fund trader Steven Cohen, the humorous and often scathing blog Dealbreaker has happened upon this interesting eBay ad pitching company fleeces issued by SAC as well as three other hedge funds. The seller writes: All 4 hedge funds have been in the news […] [Read More]
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WWE to announce live from Las Vegas tomorrow

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WWE will make a “groundbreaking” announcement live on WWE.com at 9:30 p.m. tomorrow, according to a press release. Vince McMahon, chairman and CEO of the Stamford-based company, will be joined by chief revenue and marketing officer Michelle Wilson, chief brand officer Stephanie McMahon, executive vice president of talent and live events, Paul “Triple H®” Levesque, […] [Read More]
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The 10 most stressful jobs of 2014

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Careercast, a job-search website, has come out with its annual list of the 10 most stressful jobs of 2014. The list doesn’t really yield any surprises–enlisted military personnel ranks highest–but all the same, such scorecards make for interesting water cooler talk. Looking for a job that entails the least amount stress? Try becoming an audiologist. […] [Read More]
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