| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:53 PM
A Century City aircraft-leasing company has signed a contract with Airbus to purchase 50 single-aisle passenger jets in a deal worth about $5 billion at list price.
International Lease Finance Corp. announced the deal for the A320neo aircraft on...
| Jun 18, 2013
Desiree Tibbets' mother died in 1995. Her father passed away four years later.
Yet Tibbets, 39, never knew — and was never informed by her parents' life insurer, Prudential — that she was the sole beneficiary for their policies.
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:25 PM
The 2012 pay package for Liam E. McGee, chairman and CEO of The Hartford Financial Services Group, was more than double what he received in 2011, according to documents filed Friday afternoon with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
| Feb 24, 2013
| 10:07 PM
WASHINGTON — Even during this desultory economic recovery, one industry thrives — the manufacturers of synthetic hysteria. It is, however, inaccurate to accuse the Hysteric in Chief of crying "Wolf!" about spending cuts under the sequester. He...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:46 AM
WASHINGTON -- Even during this desultory economic recovery, one industry thrives -- the manufacture of synthetic hysteria. It is, however, inaccurate to accuse the Hysteric in Chief of crying "Wolf!" about spending cuts under the sequester. He is actually...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 1:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says U.S. taxpayers stand to lose $27 billion from the 2008 financial bailout, up from an estimate of $22 billion made in the fall.
A report issued Wednesday by the special inspector general for the Troubled...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 2:42 PM
For years, the White House and many lawmakers have been saying the government needs to put Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac out of their misery. Yet they live on. And now their stock charts look like electrocardiograms.
Both companies' common shares are up...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:43 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ronald Machen and James Cole have pursued their share of headline-makers, taking on between the two of them an All-Star baseball pitcher, government contractors, members of Congress, a federal judge and a mayoral campaign.
| May 31, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Insurance giant American International Group Inc.'s attempt at selling its Century City aircraft-leasing company to a consortium of Chinese investors has run into turbulence because a deposit payment was not received on schedule.
AIG revealed in a...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Hey there behemoth insurer, American International Group! Allow me to speak for nearly all Americans left, right, and center when I say get f***ed and go f***ing f*** yourself.
Sorry, I usually try to keep such language to a minimum on this blog, but...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 3:34 PM
The great fear of humorists everywhere (everywhere being defined as within the confines of my cubicle) is that the world will one day turn so bizarre that humor and reality collide at speeds normally associated with Hadron Colliders and obliterate all...
| Jan 12, 2013
Connecticut won't lose hundreds of workers to Massachusetts as employees transfer from The Hartford Financial Services Group to Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co.
Instead, they'll work in Enfield.
On Jan. 1, The Hartford completed the sale of its...