Hartford Business Journal | Banking & Finance http://www.HartfordBusiness.com/ Get the latest news about Banking & Finance en-us <![CDATA[Despite backlash, stock buybacks keep booming]]> 2019-02-21T14:55:01
Washington's attacks on stock buybacks haven't scared away Corporate A
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<![CDATA[Chase Bank to open first area branch]]> 2019-02-20T10:26:18
JPMorgan Chase Bank is poised to open its first branch in north-centra
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<![CDATA[Federal tax cuts push Connecticut banks' earnings to record levels]]> 2019-02-18T06:00:00
Connecticut banks are rolling in dough, courtesy of Uncle Sam. One yea
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<![CDATA[Dow soars 372 points on shutdown deal and oil]]> 2019-02-13T06:35:01
Wall Street on Tuesday cheered a reversal of two trends that had been
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<![CDATA[Dow soars 400 points on shutdown and oil deals]]> 2019-02-12T14:10:01
Wall Street on Tuesday cheered a reversal of two trends that had been
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<![CDATA[BB&T and SunTrust announce $66 billion merger, creating the sixth-largest US bank]]> 2019-02-07T08:25:01
Two of the largest US regional banks are joining forces in a bid to co
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<![CDATA[Wall Street braces for its first profit plunge in three years]]> 2019-02-04T16:05:01
Stocks are booming because investors care a lot more about corporate p
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<![CDATA[Mass. lender's 4Q net back to black]]> 2019-02-01T10:26:30
The Massachusetts parent of Westfield Bank, with branches in northern
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<![CDATA[Windsor Locks FCU names CEO, COO]]> 2019-02-01T09:13:54
Windsor Locks Federal Credit Union (WLFCU) named a pair of executive i
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<![CDATA[Hiring boomed in January]]> 2019-02-01T09:10:01
The US economy added 304,000 jobs in January, a surprisingly strong mo
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<![CDATA[Stocks wrap up best January in 30 years]]> 2019-01-31T16:15:01
The last time stocks did this well in January, Tom Brady was a tween a
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<![CDATA[Solid jobs report expected for January despite shutdown]]> 2019-01-31T10:20:02
The January jobs report is due out on Friday, and the longest governme
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<![CDATA[Dow climbs more than 400 points after Fed leaves interest rates steady]]> 2019-01-30T14:50:01
The Dow climbed more than 400 points Wednesday after the Federal Reser
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<![CDATA[Just 4% of companies boosted hiring because of tax cuts]]> 2019-01-28T15:15:00
The expensive 2017 tax law failed to encourage Corporate America to em
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<![CDATA[Dow slides nearly 400 points as Caterpillar and Nvidia reinforce slowdown fears]]> 2019-01-28T10:05:01
The biggest week of earnings season is off to a horrible start.
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<![CDATA[Rising number of U.S. businesses report sales and profit slowdown at the end of 2018]]> 2019-01-28T06:00:00
A rising number of US businesses saw falling sales and lower profit ma
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<![CDATA[Simsbury Bank's 4Q profits surge]]> 2019-01-25T08:07:21
The parent of Simsbury Bank & Trust nearly doubled its fourth-quarter
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<![CDATA[Relief program for Coast Guard members off to slow start]]> 2019-01-25T06:00:00
Washington - Victims of the partial government shutdown, members
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<![CDATA[Webster's 4Q, full-yr. net climbs]]> 2019-01-24T11:48:42
Waterbury regional lender Webster Financial posted sharply higher net
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<![CDATA[Berkshire Bank's 4Q soars]]> 2019-01-24T11:26:34
Boston lender Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc., which has a central Connec
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