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Investors are piling into gold as fear stalks markets

CNNMoney |

Gold is back in favor with investors running scared of global market turmoil. Physical gold prices have jumped 16 percent this year, and the Gold Shares exchange-traded fund is up nearly 13 percent.

Flying Strong: Timely deals, diversification, China help Kaman fend off choppy headwinds

Gregory Seay |

Timing is becoming a hallmark for 71-year-old Bloomfield aerospace manufacturer and power-transmission equipment distributor Kaman Corp.

Developers pitch five, 240MW CT clean energy projects

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut may soon source more of its clean energy from within its own borders, if newly proposed projects are successful in a unique and ongoing multi-state bidding process.

International Recruitment: CT Innovations looks beyond U.S. for investments

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Connecticut's quasi-public venture capital arm, CT Innovations, is planning to throw its support behind the state's efforts to attract foreign companies.

ESPN and Tencent team up to cover sports in China

CNNMoney |

ESPN is upping its game in China. The Disney unit is teaming up with tech giant Tencent to cover sports games in China, including Mandarin-language commentary.

Pratt’s first engine gets historic designation

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has assigned its “histotric engineering landmark” designation to an engine Pratt & Whitney first designed in the 1920s.

Bond earns CT Construction Industries Association’s Highest Safety award

BOND, a full-service construction management and general contracting company with operations throughout New England, has received the Connecticut Construction Industries...

Coffee prices fall, but Starbucks latte won’t cost less

Patrick Gillespie CNNMoney |

he commodity crash is coming to your local cafe.

New China-CT forensic center formed

The University of New Haven’s Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science and the China University of Political Science and Law have announced the China-U.S. Forensic Technology Research Center.

Industrial sector headed to possible recession

Global perception of the industrial sector is bearish, according to a new sentiment survey. Mining, machinery, and materials are the sectors most expected to continue to struggle in 2016.

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