Little Caesars looking to New London, Westerly

A Little Caesars executive said Friday the pizza chain is looking to open new stores in New London, Groton and Westerly.

Tough week for social media stocks -- no one is spared

Tough week for social media stocks as even high-flying Facebook, LinkedIn dip

Hacked Jeep Cherokee exposes weak underbelly of high-tech cars

Hacked Jeep Cherokee exposes weak underbelly of high-tech cars

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BUSINESS SNAPSHOT

LOCAL

Pending layoffs at Newport News not expected to impact work at EB in Groton

Matt Mulherin, president of Newport News Shipbuilding, announced last week in a letter to shipbuilders that more than 500 employees will be laid off in 2015, and likely more than 1,000 employees will be laid off in 2016. EB and Newport...

Pfizer boosts profit outlook

The successful U.S. launches of breast-cancer treatment Ibrance and vaccine Prevnar for adults helped Pfizer Inc. to boost Tuesday its profit expectations for 2015 as the pharmaceutical giant released its second-quarter results.

Economist says lack of fiscal restraint in Hartford hits region hardest

Southeastern Connecticut faces "more acute" economic challenges than the rest of the state and stands to fall further behind if the legislature doesn't rein in spending, a top state economist told a luncheon meeting of the Groton Rotary Club Tuesday.

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Cheap oil has U.S. pump prices headed back toward $2 a gallon

Cheap oil has U.S. pump prices headed back toward $2 a gallon

U.S. wage growth in 2nd quarter slowest in 33 years

US paychecks grow at record-slow pace in 2nd quarter as bonus and incentive pay drops off