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Report: Connecticut saw 6.4% decline in number of businesses over 10...

Much of the blame for the losses can be assigned to the Great Recession. The surveyed period predates the Covid-19 pandemic.

CT’s rate of personal income growth ranked 48th in the nation

The coronavirus effect will be a factor in the Commerce Department’s next report, due in June. As of now, Connecticut has gained back 83% of jobs lost in the Great Recession; as of Monday, nearly 100,000 unemployment claims have been submitted as businesses continue to shut down.

Connecticut ranks last among states in post-Great Recession personal income growth

Connecticut’s poor performance was attributed to losses in its manufacturing sector, particularly in the chemical industry.

Heartening jobs report from November

Connecticut Business and Industry Association economist: 'a welcomed recovery.'

U.S. consumer behavior reflects debt consciousness

MasterCard has tracked the evolution of consumer behavior since the debt crisis and has identified changes in spending.

Recovery just out of reach for independent retailers

As the U.S. SBA kicks off National Small Business Week beginning May 20, retailers in Westchester County say they haven’t seen noticeable signs of an economic recovery.

Economic recovery remains elusive

Joblessness, foreclosures remain significant roadblock to recovery.