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U.S. could be recession-resistant through 2021, Webster Bank exec tells Norwalk...

“The election will be a game-changer if we shift back to higher taxes and more regulation," Webster Bank Senior Vice President Steve Andrews told members of the Norwalk Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 14. "Assuming there’s no change in November, I think we’ll probably go another couple of years without a slowdown.”

Is your business prepared for a possible recession?

"Customers will always try to find cheaper replacements if and when a recession hits," said Kelly Campbell at Agency Growth Consultant LLC in Nyack.

Anxiety will lead to the next recession, economist says

U.S. consumers should prepare for the possibility of a recession unfolding during the next 18 to 24 months. That’s the prediction from San Francisco-based behavioral...

Women’s event focuses on finance, fashion and more

The underlying theme for the event was that being a woman who has achieved success in business does not automatically insulate that person from the everyday issues of women's health, wealth and well-being.

Ray Dalio’s hedge fund makes $22B in short bets against Europe

Ray Dalio’s Westport-based hedge fund Bridgewater Associates has made a total short bet of $22 billion against some of Europe’s major corporations.

Sales spark at area auto dealers

Area auto dealers have gone from the worst of times to much better times in their recession-battered industry.

Column: Labor crisis and creative destruction

There is an emerging labor crisis and by acting now you can gain a long term advantage by having the best people.

Valley slowly recaptures jobs lost to downturn

Manufacturing is down, but other private sector industries grow.

Home builders cautiously optimistic for more work in 2013

Home builders in the New York and Hudson Valley metro area are looking forward to more opportunities to build new homes in 2013.

From Datto 500 to Inc. 500

Years after the failure of his debut Datto 500 device, Austin McChord’s company cracked the top 50 on the Inc. 500.

Report: County workforce profile lags

In a new ranking of the top metropolitan areas for workforce development, lower Fairfield County did not crack the top 250 areas nationally.

Fairfield employers add 2,500 jobs

The Fairfield County region added 2,500 jobs in May, according to government estimates.

CBO: Short recession likely

The Congressional Budget Office says a recession is likely in the first half of 2013 unless the government enacts changes.

Nonprofits still in winter hibernation

The Silvermine arts center was one of the few local nonprofits to disclose a new capital campaign.

No water, no dirt, no worry

Long a fixture in offices, The Silk Touch is finally getting around to furnishing floral displays for weddings.