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  1. January 17, 2013

    Lawmakers demand data on energy drinks

    US lawmakers stepped up their investigation into energy drinks on Thursday, demanding that companies making products such as...

  2. November 27, 2012

    Monster given a boost from FDA letter

    Shares of Monster Beverage jumped more than 13 per cent on Tuesday as the US Food and Drug Administration signalled that...

  1. October 24, 2012

    McMahon goes to the mat in Connecticut

    The shadow of the World Wrestling Entertainment headquarters off I-95 looms large over the Connecticut race for Senate....

  2. April 4, 2012

    Senate tackles Facebook privacy and employers

    A forthcoming bill in the US Senate is designed to protect Facebook users from their own compromising photos. In the wake of...

  3. February 3, 2012

    Carlyle removes class-action clause

    Carlyle, the Washington DC-based private equity group that is set to go public, has bowed to pressure from investors and...

  4. November 1, 2011

    Regulation: Lawmakers asked to step into digital age

    US cybersecurity experts say that tough regulations are needed to encourage companies to work harder to protect the data of...

  5. April 28, 2011

    Sony users face long odds in hacking suits

    The more than 70m users of Sony’s online gaming network have only a slim chance of exacting payment for the exposure of...

  6. April 27, 2011

    Sony faces fury over hacked data delay

    Sony faced fierce criticism on Wednesday following its disclosure that a hacker had stolen the personal data of more than...

  7. October 14, 2010

    Republicans losing steam in Connecticut

    Republican chances in Connecticut have diminished significantly in recent weeks, according to a poll that showed Linda...

  8. October 10, 2010

    Republican closes in on blue stronghold

    Few expected that Linda McMahon, a multimillionaire with the look of a lady who lunches in Greenwich, her wealthy home town...

  9. September 28, 2010

    State tells GMAC to halt home seizures

    GMAC Mortgage, a unit of Ally Financial, has been asked to halt all home foreclosures in Connecticut while an inquiry is...

  10. September 5, 2010

    Craigslist acts over adult advertisements

    Craigslist has blocked access to the “adult services” section of the US classified advertising site, replacing it with a...

  11. August 3, 2010

    US state to probe pricing of e-books

    The attorney-general’s office in the US state of Connecticut said it was examining the pricing of digital books by Amazon...

  12. August 3, 2010

    E-book pricing under scrutiny

    The attorney-general’s office in the US state of Connecticut said on Monday that it was examining the pricing of digital...

  13. June 22, 2010

    Wireless data blow for Google

    A number of US states investigating Google’s interception of data sent over unencrypted wireless home networks will...

  14. June 22, 2010

    Wireless data blow for Google

    A number of states investigating Google's interception of data sent over unencrypted wireless home networks will co-ordinate...

  15. June 18, 2010

    US states query Google's data collection

    Google is likely to face a co-ordinated inquiry from multiple US states into its collection of data from unsecured wireless...

  16. June 17, 2010

    US states query Google’s Street View data

    Google’s Street View vehicles picked up e-mail data Google is likely to face a co-ordinated inquiry from multiple US states...

  17. May 19, 2010

    Mid-term hopes rise for Democrats

    With Barack Obama’s approval ratings stuck below 50 per cent, and Congress held in low regard even by its usual dismal...

  18. May 19, 2010

    Double scandal shakes US primary campaign

    Both the Democratic and the Republican parties were rocked by scandal yesterday, as voters turned out for primary elections...

  19. May 18, 2010

    Double scandal rocks US primary elections

    Both the Democratic and the Republican parties were rocked by scandal on Tuesday, as voters turned out for primary elections...

  20. March 13, 2010

    California launches lawsuit against Toyota

    LOS ANGELES/DETROIT, March 12 - In the latest blow to Toyota Motor Corp, a Southern California prosecutor filed the first...

  21. January 7, 2010

    Dorgan's exit could be bigger headache for party

    For all the noise around Chris Dodd's upcoming departure from politics, it is the decision to stand down made by Byron...

  22. January 7, 2010

    Banking senator opts to stand down

    Chris Dodd, the Democratic head of the Senate banking committee, will not stand for re-election in November, a decision that...

  23. January 7, 2010

    Dodd to quit Senate in move to aid party

    Chris Dodd, the Democratic head of the Senate banking committee, will not stand for re-election in November, in a move...

  24. January 7, 2010

    Dodd decides against re-election

    Democratic election planning and President Barack Obama's legislative agenda were buffeted yesterday when Chris Dodd, a...

  25. January 7, 2010

    Dorgan move poses risk for party

    For all the noise around Chris Dodd's forthcoming departure from politics, it is the decision to stand down by Byron Dorgan,...

  26. January 6, 2010

    Dorgan move poses risk for Democrats

    For all the noise around Chris Dodd’s forthcoming departure from politics, it is the decision to stand down by Byron Dorgan,...

  27. January 6, 2010

    Dodd to quit Senate in move to aid party

    Democratic election planning and President Barack Obama’s legislative agenda were buffeted on Wednesday when Chris Dodd, a...

  28. FT Alphaville

    April 8, 2009

    The rating agency bailout

    Connecticut Attorney-General Richard Blumenthal makes a rather compelling point in this press release: Attorney General...

  29. February 10, 2009

    Misgivings over big ticket tie-up

    Ticketmaster and Live Nation were last night hoping to announce a merger as early as this morning in the face of a chorus...

  30. February 9, 2009

    Misgivings over big ticket tie-up

    Ticketmaster and Live Nation were on Monday night hoping to announce a merger as early as Tuesday morning in the face of a...

  31. August 7, 2008

    Countrywide faces legal row

    Legal woes mounted yesterday for Countrywide Financial, the troubled mortgage lender bought by Bank of America, as the...

  32. August 7, 2008

    Connecticut lawsuit adds to Countrywide's woes

    Legal woes mounted yesterday for Countrywide Financial, the troubled mortgage lender acquired by Bank of America, as the...

  33. FT Alphaville

    July 31, 2008

    Moody’s sees plunge in Q2 income

    Moody’s warned Wednesday it expected declines in structured finance revenue of over 50%. The credit rating agency, whose...

  34. July 31, 2008

    Moody's faces tight second half

    Credit markets are unlikely to recover in the second half of this year, Moody's forecast yesterday as it published a sharp...

  35. July 31, 2008

    Moody's downbeat on credit markets' outlook

    Credit markets are unlikely to recover in the second half of this year, Moody's forecast yesterday as it revealed a sharp...

  36. July 31, 2008

    Moody's downbeat about credit market prospects for second half

    Credit markets are unlikely to recover in the second half of this year, Moody's forecast yesterday as it published a sharp...

  37. July 30, 2008

    Moody’s downbeat on credit market rebound

    Moody’s, the second-largest credit rating agency, warned on Wednesday that it remained cautious about the prospects of a...

  38. May 5, 2008

    Buffett trumps bond insurers

    Berkshire Hathaway's fledging bond insurer generated $400m in premiums during the first quarter, outstripping all the...

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