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  • Tyler Olander's Really Good Deal

    Tyler Olander's Really Good Deal
    In Connecticut, a first driver's license costs at least $72, plus the $40 examination fee, so there is no way you're out of there for less than $112. University of Connecticut basketball player Tyler Olander got a really good deal last week when he...
  • Making a Wall St. crime criminal

     Making a Wall St. crime criminal
    The U.S. attorney in Manhattan last week announced the criminal indictment of hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors. Some may wonder what is to be gained by the effort and expense. Unlike the case of hedge fund mogul Raj Rajaratnam, who went to prison in 2011...
  • Consumer confidence hits six-year high on rising stock, home prices

    Consumer confidence hits six-year high on rising stock, home prices
    WASHINGTON -- Americans are more optimistic about the economy than at any time since the Great Recession as rising home and stock prices boosted consumer confidence this month to a six-year high. The consumer sentiment index from the University of...
  • Fed communication, timing key to reduce risk of stimulus exit: IMF

    Fed communication, timing key to reduce risk of stimulus exit: IMF
    WASHINGTON -- Clear communication and proper timing are key to the Federal Reserve ending its unprecedented stimulus efforts without damaging the improving U.S. economic recovery, the International Monetary Fund said Friday. With Fed policymakers set to...
  • For the record

    Insider-trading probe: In the March 16 Business section, an article about a Securities and Exchange Commission settlement with two affiliates of hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors mischaracterized a previous deal between the regulator and financier Michael...
  • Big MOCA donor Steven Cohen faces off with feds over hedge fund

    Big MOCA donor Steven Cohen faces off with feds over hedge fund
    Federal authorities are trying to topple Steven A. Cohen from his heights as one of the world’s top hedge fund managers by stripping him of the right to invest other people’s money. Could fighting the non-criminal proceeding that the...
  • Connecticut's Top Billionaire Making Headlines of the Wrong Sort

    Connecticut's Top Billionaire Making Headlines of the Wrong Sort
    Of course, it's always nice when one of Connecticut's billionaires is getting lots of national attention, and in this case it's our richest resident: Stephen A. Cohen. Cohen is a denizen of Greenwich and founder of SAC Capital Advisors, one of the...
  • IMF warns Fed stimulus pullback could reignite European debt crisis

    IMF warns Fed stimulus pullback could reignite European debt crisis
    WASHINGTON -- A Federal Reserve pullback of its economic stimulus efforts could reignite the European debt crisis as that region struggles to recover from its longest-ever recession, the International Monetary Fund warned. In its annual assessment of...
  • Did billionaire Steven Cohen buy Picasso painting from Steve Wynn?

    Did billionaire Steven Cohen buy Picasso painting from Steve Wynn?
    Has billionaire hedge fund manager Steven Cohen purchased Picasso's "Le Rêve" from billionaire hotel and casino magnate Steve Wynn? A story in the New York Post this week reports that Cohen has bought the coveted painting for $155 million. If true,...
  • Top hedge fund managers made $14.4 billion in 2011: a 35% pay cut

    Top hedge fund managers made $14.4 billion in 2011: a 35% pay cut
    Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates took home $3.9 billion last year. Fellow investment kings Carl Icahn and James Simons each made off with more than $2 billion. To the average plebeian, that’s a lot of money. But for the top 25 hedge fund earners...
  • Disney family, Peter O'Malley consider joint Dodgers bid

     
    Peter O'Malley and Stanley Gold recently met to discuss whether the family of the former Dodgers owner and the family of the late Roy Disney might join forces in bidding for the Dodgers. The meeting was confirmed by a person......