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Friday, February 22, 2013

Pampered pets: Animal care spending surpasses $53B in US



... spending first broke the $50 billion barrier, says the American Pet Products Association, a trade group based in Greenwich, Conn. And APPA President and CEO Bob Vetere predicts another 4 percent gain this year. At about $34.3 billion, food and vet ...

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Americans spent a whopping $53 billion on just their pets in 2012



... spending first broke the $50 billion barrier, says the American Pet Products Association, a trade group based in Greenwich, Connecticut. According to the group's data, $34.3 billion of the astronomical sum was spent on food and veterinary care with ...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2283186/Americans-spent-whopping-53-billion-just-pets-2012.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490

Americans spent over $53 billion on pets last year



... spending first broke the $50 billion barrier, says the American Pet Products Association, a trade group based in Greenwich, Conn. And APPA President and CEO Bob Vetere predicts another 4 percent gain this year. At about $34.3 billion, food and vet ...

http://www.fox4now.com/news/local/192613591.html

Severn River Capital to Wind Down Amid Challenges



Severn River Capital Management LLC, the Greenwich, Connecticut-based hedge fund founded by Scott Roth, is winding down after a "challenging" investing environment, according to a statement.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-02-22/severn-river-capital-to-wind-down-amid-challenges.html

Video: Feb. 22 Weekly Wrapup



... campus, that means 300 more students would receive degrees every year and 35 new staff members would be hired. In Greenwich, Connecticut's newest senator, Chris Murphy met with first selectman Peter Tesei to talk federal funding Wednesday. Murphy ...

http://stamford.itsrelevant.com/content/13422/Feb._22_Weekly_Wrapup

Americans spent over $53 billion on pets last year



... spending first broke the $50 billion barrier, says the American Pet Products Association, a trade group based in Greenwich, Conn. And APPA President and CEO Bob Vetere predicts another 4 percent gain this year. At about $34.3 billion, food and vet ...

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/feb/22/americans-spent-over-53-billion-pets-last-year/?

Skepticism about U.S. spending seen in consumer stocks



... the S&P 500 Equal- Weight Consumer Staples Index, according to Jim Stellakis , founder and director of research at Greenwich, Connecticut-based research company Technical Alpha. Since Jan. 25, the large-cap discretionary stocks have "given up" their ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Skepticism-about-U-S-spending-seen-in-consumer-4301126.php

Americans spent over $53 billion on pets last year



That's up 5 percent from 2011, when spending first broke the $50 billion barrier, says the American Pet Products Association, a trade group based in Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.sanluisobispo.com/2013/02/22/2403094/americans-spent-over-53-billion.html#storylink=rss

AVANT Capital Partners Originates Multiple Small Balance Loans in 4Q 2012



AVANT Capital Partners , a leading Greenwich CT based commercial real estate lender, has originated a series of small balance bridge and conventional loans in the fourth quarter of 2012.

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/avant-capital-partners-originates-multiple-small-balance-loans-4q-2012

Americans spent over $53 billion on pets last year



... spending first broke the $50 billion barrier, says the American Pet Products Association, a trade group based in Greenwich, Conn. And APPA President and CEO Bob Vetere predicts another 4 percent gain this year. At about $34.3 billion, food and vet ...

http://www.sacbee.com/2013/02/22/5209794/americans-spent-over-53-billion.html#mi_rss=AP%20State%20News

Greens Farms Academy in Westport Under Lockdown Following Car Chase



... additional officers, according to dispatch. Update: 1:00 p.m. Greens Farms Academy in Westport - where several Greenwich students attend - is currently under lock down and being searched by police as a developing story unfolds. Officers responded to ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/greens-farms-academy-in-westport-under-lockdown-following-car-chase

Elton's Cafe in Library Lower Level is Greenwich's Best Kept Secret



Everyone knows the rule: No food or drink allowed in the library. But in the lower level of Greenwich Library at 101 W. Putnam Ave., Elton's Cafe provides a clean, well-lit exemption from the rule, and the business model is affordable, nutritious comfort food.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/draft-elton-s-caf-in-central-greenwich

Woman Allegedly Stiffed Cab Driver on $50 Fare



... driver over an approximately $50 fare. Police said the cab driver reported that he had picked up Ettinger at the Greenwich Train Station and that she asked to be driven to a friend's house in the Byram area. Unable to locate her friend's house, ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/woman-allegedly-stiffed-cab-driver-over-50-fare

Poll: What Movie Should Win Best Picture, Armonk?



ARMONK, N.Y. The family of former Byram Hills High School graduate Jamie Love has scheduled a memorial service on Saturday afternoon at the North Greenwich Congregational Church in Greenwich, Conn.

http://armonk.dailyvoice.com/news/poll-what-movie-should-win-best-picture-westchester

What To Do In Greenwich This Weekend



GREENWICH, Conn. Here's a look at some events happening in Greenwich this weekend.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/what-do-greenwich-weekend-19

Investment in terror



Greenwich resident H.T. Narea's new novel, "The Fund," has been called "a financial apocalyptic thriller." Photo: Contributed Photo Is Greenwich resident H. T. Narea looking into the future with his new novel, "The Fund," a story about using money as a weapon? "If legitimate players can manipulate markets with instruments such as derivatives for ... (more)

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/Investment-in-terror-1385475.php

What To Do Around Lewisboro, Pound Ridge This Weekend



... made up of some of the funniest women in comedy today that has launched the careers of countless women, including Greenwich Conn. native Condon, Tickets are $36. For tickets, visit http://www.ridgefieldplayhou ...

http://lewisboro.dailyvoice.com/events/what-do-around-lewisboro-pound-ridge-weekend-0

Consumer Stocks Reflect Skepticism About U.S. Spending



... the S&P 500 Equal- Weight Consumer Staples Index, according to Jim Stellakis, founder and director of research at Greenwich, Connecticut-based research company Technical Alpha Inc. Since Jan. 25, the large-cap discretionary stocks have "given up" ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-02-22/consumer-stocks-reflect-skepticism-about-u-s-spending.html

Daily Buzz: Should governor try to ram through new gun laws?



Gov. Dannel Malloy surprised everyone by Wednesday by expressing impatience with the pace of gun-control proposals in the legislature and coming out with his own proposals that he hopes to push through the House and Senate.

http://www.courant.com/news/opinion/todaysbuzz/hc-can-governor-ram-through-new-gun-laws-20130221,0,4555970.story

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