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Governor Negotiating to Keep GE in Connecticut
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Governor Negotiating to Keep GE in Connecticut

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy revealed this week that his administration has been in close talks with GE to try to keep the company and its 800 employees in Connecticut. GE has operated its world base of operations in Fairfield for decades and recently threatened to find a... Watch »

Aug 26, 2015
Sinking Currencies Signal Jitters on Emerging Economies

Sinking Currencies Signal Jitters on Emerging Economies

In emerging markets worldwide, currencies are plunging over fears that developing economies are on the verge of... Read »

Aug 21, 2015
Huggies Investigating Claims of Glass Found in Baby Wipes

Huggies Investigating Claims of Glass Found in Baby Wipes

Huggies is investigating after a video made by a mother in Guam purporting to show fiberglass in its baby wipes was... Read »

Aug 21, 2015
Dow Falls More Than 500 Points

Dow Falls More Than 500 Points

The Dow fell more than 500 points Friday, plunging for a second straight day and hitting a 10 percent decline from... Read »

Aug 21, 2015
Dow Falls Nearly 360 Points After China Markets Slump

Dow Falls Nearly 360 Points After China Markets Slump

The U.S. stock market is closing with its worst performance in 18 months, driven lower by another slump in Chinese... Read »

Aug 20, 2015
Coca Cola to Publish Information on Nutrition Efforts

Coca Cola to Publish Information on Nutrition Efforts

Coca-Cola says it will start publishing information about its health and nutrition efforts after it was criticized... Read »

Aug 20, 2015
How Subway Will Erase Jared Fogle From Its Brand

How Subway Will Erase Jared Fogle From Its Brand

The company that once benefited from Jared Fogle's weight loss story will now need to figure out how to erase him... Read »

Aug 19, 2015
Tinder CEO Leaves After Five Months

Tinder CEO Leaves After Five Months

Tinder's latest CEO Christopher Payne just didn't match with the company. Payne is leaving the position after just... Read »

Aug 13, 2015
CVS Online Photo Center Probes Possible Security Breach

CVS Online Photo Center Probes Possible Security Breach

CVS is warning customers that its online photo service may have suffered a data breach and has shut it down.Read »

Jul 17, 2015
Startup Set to Sell 3-D Printed Cars Next Year

Startup Set to Sell 3-D Printed Cars Next Year

An Arizona startup has announced they will sell the first 3-D printed car beginning in 2016. Local Motors said there Read »

Jul 8, 2015
China's Plunging Stock Market Causes Concerns for Millions of Investors

China's Plunging Stock Market Causes Concerns for Millions of...

Recent falls in the Chinese stock market have caused panic for millions in that country as they remain unsure of the... Read »

Jul 7, 2015
Student Loan Rates Drop, But For How Long?

Student Loan Rates Drop, But For How Long?

More than 1.2 trillion dollars in student loans are taken out by more than 40 million consumers, with an average... Watch »

Jul 7, 2015
Final Women's World Cup Match Most Watched U.S. Soccer Game

Final Women's World Cup Match Most Watched U.S. Soccer Game

The US Women's soccer team broke the record for most World Cup wins when they notched their third championship... Read »

Jul 6, 2015
America on 4 Wheels: Muscle Cars Rule Again

America on 4 Wheels: Muscle Cars Rule Again

After years of hand-wringing over fuel economy, Americans are once again buying flashy, powerful muscle cars —... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
California Slips Back to No. 8 Economy in the World

California Slips Back to No. 8 Economy in the World

Less than a month after edging out Brazil, California has slipped back to its ranking as the eighth-largest economy... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Nike Chairman, Co-Founder Phil Knight to Step Down in 2016

Nike Chairman, Co-Founder Phil Knight to Step Down in 2016

Nike co-founder Phil Knight will step down from his position as chairman of the sportswear juggernaut in 2016, the... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
What's Going on in Greece? And How It Affects You

What's Going on in Greece? And How It Affects You

Monday's stock slide has investors nervously awaiting Tuesday's opening bell amid the Greek Crisis and an emerging... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths a year in the United States from poor air... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
Airline Stocks Slide on Dismal American, Southwest Forecasts

Airline Stocks Slide on Dismal American, Southwest Forecasts

Airlines stocks fell again Tuesday after disappointing monthly reports from American and Southwest suggested that... Read »

Jun 10, 2015
Some Starbucks Customers Hacked: Expert

Some Starbucks Customers Hacked: Expert

Some Starbucks customers who paid using gift cards, apps and mobile payment systems have been hacked, cyber security... Read »

May 12, 2015

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