Survey: Things are looking up

AP survey: Why the outlook for global economy has brightened

Toyota promotes Europe chief, names first female executive

Toyota promotes Europe chief, names 1st female executive

Oil supply outgrows U.S. stores

U.S. running out of room to store oil; price collapse next?




Gift cards often worthless after retailers enter bankruptcy

Customers of RadioShack, other retailers facing bankruptcy often left holding gift cards

Automakers still believe in electric vehicles

Automakers vow not to give up on weak-selling electrics

Next Google Maps adventure: Soaring across Amazon jungle

Next Google Maps adventure: Soaring through Amazon jungle



Connecticut tribes talk to legislators about expanded gambling

Connecticut’s two tribal casinos are trying to gauge support at the General Assembly for an expansion of gambling to stem what a new study shows is the rapid loss of customers to out-of-state competition.

Job centers yield employment of 10,000 throughout region

Nearly 10,000 people found jobs either directly or indirectly as a result of visits last year to the four American Job Centers in eastern Connecticut, according to an impact study released this week.