Connecticut

Boehner Caves, Agrees to Hurricane Sandy Aid Vote on Friday

Under intense pressure from angry Republicans, House Speaker John Boehner agreed late Wednesday to a vote this week on aid for Superstorm Sandy recovery. He will schedule a vote Friday for $9 billion for the national flood insurance program and another on Jan. 15 for another $51 billion in aid.

Pop Quiz: Who's Funding Obama and Romney?

Major corporations are pouring a lot of money into political campaigns this year: The stores you shop in, the shoes you wear, and even the movies you watch may be helping to elect your next president. But which brands, and for which candidate? Take our quiz and find out!

The 5 Richest and 5 Poorest States in America

Median household income in the United States declined for the second straight year in 2011, the Census Bureau reports -- falling more than 8% below its 2007 pre-recession peak. But some states are faring far better than the average -- and, of course, some are faring far worse.

7 Reasons Best Buy Won't Be Around in 7 Years

The hunt is on for Best Buy's next CEO, but it won't be an easy post to fill: The hard truth is that the concept of the consumer electronics superstore is becoming less relevant with each passing year.

The 10 Worst States to Retire In: They're Frosty and Costly

TopRetirements.com has named the 10 worst states in which to retire based in factors such as taxes and climate. Every retirement is unique, but before you end up living out your golden years chilly and underfunded, check out this list.

Best Buy Settles Overcharging Charges

Electronics retailer Best Buy has agreed to pay $399,000 to settle allegations that it advertised lower prices on its website, then charged customers higher prices at some of its stores.

Does the Mohegan Tribe Need a Big Government Loan?

In spite of the fact that Connecticut's Mohegan Indian tribe owns the Mohegan Sun Casino, which ranks among the most successful gambling operations on the East Coast, the USDA granted it a $54 million loan.

5 least tax-friendly states to live in

During tax season, it seems as if everyone thinks the grass is greener one (or in some instances, two) states over. Wonder whether your own envy is...

Salvaging Health Care After the Massachusetts Upset

The Senate race between Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Scott Brown was widely seen as a referendum on health care reform. But while Brown's victory means the current plans for reform may not pass, it doesn't mean that the system is any less in need of major change.

White Collar Reset: Starting Over, Even in Greenwich

In this economy, plenty of people have lost it all and are starting over, even in some the wealthiest towns in the country. Meet a former publisher and investor who is looking for something new in tony Greenwich, Connecticut.

White Collar Reset: Going to market

Investors who are furiously trying to divine the future of the economy in the stock and bond markets, the commodities market, the jobs market, the...