UnitedHealth profits soar at end of 2016

UnitedHealth Group said Tuesday its fourth-quarter profits climbed 58 percent, and nearly 25 percent for the entire year, rising on broad-based growth.


Children's group says tax hikes must be part of CT budget fix

A progressive children's advocacy group is calling for a major tax increase to help solve the state's latest budget crisis, outlining more than $3 billion in revenue-raising options.


Mohegan sees 5.9% Dec. slots bump

Mohegan Sun on Tuesday reported a 5.9 percent increase in slot revenue for the month of December.

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CT revenues take a tiny bump up as Malloy preps next budget

If the absence of bad news is good news, then Connecticut received the latter Tuesday when analysts released their latest revenue projections for the state budget.

Webster closing 8 offices in spring

Webster Bank says it will close eight branches in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and lower New York state to improve efficiency of the Waterbury regional lender’s branch...

Tobacco Valley Credit Union taps new president, CEO

The Tobacco Valley Teachers Federal Credit Union in Enfield has appointed Assistant Manager Lori Triba as president and CEO, replacing retiring CEO Myrijam Meserve, it said Thursday.

Specialized Kaman aircraft prepped for flight

Bloomfield-based Kaman Aerosystems has received its first K-MAX airframe from a reopened production line in Jacksonville, Fla., and will assemble, test and certify it in Connecticut.

BlumShapiro hires 48 since Jan. 1

BlumShapiro says it has filled 48 full-time and intern slots in its New England offices since the start of the new year.

$1.1M charitable award targets Greater Hartford homelessness

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is providing grants totaling more than $1.1 million to six nonprofits working to end homelessness in Greater Hartford.

In Darien, residents hope Trump will bring economic growth

The second in a series of visits to Connecticut towns leading up to the inauguration.

Report: Hartford area office, industrial vacancies projected to fall

Hartford is seeing industrial vacancies fall and office leasing expand, according to a commercial real estate forecast that suggests overall U.S., Canada, German and UK markets are still in flux.

Pratt's production surge boosts aerospace supplier's business

Colin Cooper, CEO of Eastford's Whitcraft Group, once described Connecticut's aerospace industry as “a mile wide and an inch deep.”

Foxwoods sees drop in Dec. slots revenue

Foxwoods Resort Casino has reported a 6.4 percent decline in slot revenue for the month of December.


Largest accounting firms in Greater Hartford

Ranked by number of local certified public accountants as of October 2016

RankCompanyLocal CPAs
1PwC, Hartford115
2CohnReznick LLP, Hartford105
3Deloitte LLP, Hartford80
4BlumShapiro, West Hartford77
5KPMG LLP, Hartford69

Source: Each firm via survey

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