For some low-income workers, retirement is only a dream

Studies have found that about a third of low-wage workers say they'll never be able to afford retirement

TD Ameritrade to buy Scottrade in $4B cash-and-stock deal

TD Ameritrade is buying Scottrade in a $4B cash-and-stock deal that would tie up two major players in the day trading industry during an era when an increasingly large number of investors have turned to index funds rather than picking stocks

REI to close again for Black Friday

REI says it will be closing its doors for Black Friday, one of the busiest days of the year for retailers




In blow to EU, byzantine politics blocks Canadian trade deal

In a major embarrassment to the European Union, a small region of Belgium continued to withhold on Monday its necessary support for a landmark free trade deal that the rest of the bloc and Canada wanted to sign this week

May offers U.K. nations a role shaping Brexit strategy

Theresa May offered the leaders of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland a "direct line" to Brexit Secretary David Davis to help shape the strategy for exiting the European Union amid warnings that failure to bring them onside could spark a...

New Britain Costco shows what's in store for East Lyme

The New Britain Costco, which just celebrated its first anniversary, won’t have the distinction as the newest Costco in the state for much longer, now that East Lyme Zoning Commission has given its approval for a new store there. While the...