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Alexander Soule

Bio: Former Fairfield County Bureau Chief Fairfield County Business Journal

Best: P/C industry can absorb Sandy

Property and casualty insurers are well positioned to absorb losses from Hurricane Sandy, according to A.M. Best Co.

Markets eye Wed. bell

The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq remained closed Tuesday following Hurricane Sandy.

Conn. reopens highways

Connecticut reopened its highways Tuesday in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, but Metro-North Railroad remained closed.

Blyth sells Sterno

Blyth announced the sale of its Sterno business famed for its portable, canned fuel for buffets.

Outages mount in Fairfield County

About 14,000 Connecticut Light & Power Co. customers in Fairfield County were without power Monday afternoon as Hurricane Sandy approached.

Millstone powers down

Dominion reportedly powered down a reactor at its Millstone Nuclear Power Station partially as Hurricane Sandy approached.

US Coast Guard: HMS Bounty lost

In a stunning development, the U.S. Coast Guard reported the sinking of the tall ship HMS Bounty.

North Castle ramps up new fund

North Castle Partners is raising a new, $250 million private equity fund.

Report: UBS cuts to total 10,000

UBS AG reportedly is cutting 10,000 jobs, with its investment banking operations targeted for the biggest layoffs.

NBC Sports scores Premier League

NBC Sports Group will carry English Premier League soccer beginning in 2013.

Malloy: 11-foot storm surge possible

Hurricane Sandy could produce an 11-foot storm surge in the Long Island Sound, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy warned Monday morning.

Foundation names four directors

The Fairfield County Community Foundation added four new board members.

Legal champions of Fairfield County

From corporate law to trusts and estates, Fairfield County has no shortage of outstanding legal counsel – including these standouts.

Sikorsky deals in Mexico, Okla.

Ex-Im bank authorized $50 million in funding to support Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. helicopter sales in Mexico.

AmeriCares, nonprofits anxious of tax code change

With a major U.S. initiative on deck, AmeriCares is eyeing campaign vows to overhaul the tax code – with an almost certain impact on nonprofit finance.