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NY economy shrinks 8.2%, CT contracts by 4.6% in first quarter

Connecticut recorded the lowest year-over-year decline among the New England states.

Survey finds Q3 hiring trends will be relatively minimal

The education and health services sector is forecast to see the most third quarter hiring.

It’s official, the U.S. economy is in a recession, says NBER

There’s been a lot of speculation from various commentators and guests on the cable TV talk-fests recently about the U.S. being in a recession....

Most businesses believe worst of pandemic is behind them, survey says

Looking forward, 57% of respondents predicted the U.S. economy would be back to normal in seven or more months.

Fed survey finds Americans divided on post-pandemic economic bounce back

Seven out of 10 respondents stating the COVID-19 pandemic created a “significant disruption” to their local economies.

Survey: Most Westchester businesses expect 75%-100% revenue losses

A substantial majority of Westchester businesses responding to a county survey say they are in trouble because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “The results of this...

The Business Council of Westchester sets up recovery task force

The Business Council of Westchester is moving forward with an effort to help transition from the COVID-19 economic shutdown to economic recovery. Through its...

The Great Coverup: Gov. Cuomo orders state residents to wear face...

Fast Facts: The governor issued new rules requiring that all people in public in New York state must wear a mask or mouth/nose covering ...

COVID-19 UPDATE: Gov. Cuomo takes up issue of politics and the...

Fast Facts: The governor said “reopening” is a public health question as well as an economic question The governor said that the state “will...

Schumer outlines $2 trillion package to help business, economy

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York, who was deeply involved in negotiating the Senate version of the $2 trillion economic package that was...

New report affirms banking industry stability amid COVID-19 crisis

Kroll Bond Rating Agency praised banks for heeding "lessons learned" from the 2008 economic crash.

Banking exec John Traynor: Connecticut can learn from Massachusetts

"When unemployment goes down and then starts going up, you generally have a recession soon thereafter," Traynor warned.

The home and the world: Kevin Brady’s double focus

"Per week, I probably average five hours a week between emails and meeting with people," said Brady about his chamber duties.

CBIA survey finds sales and profits up, but pessimism remaining strong

CBIA President Joe Brennan said, "State policymakers must acknowledge these very real concerns."

Acting U.S. labor secretary touts employment stats, New Rochelle roots

Pizzella said what he hears most from business leaders is, “I’ve got to find more skilled workers.”