- Staff blogs
Brian Koonz on life in Greater Danbury
Mayor, City of Danbury
Paul Steinmetz was a reporter and editor at The News-Times of Danbury for 24 years. Since then, he has been director of University Relations at Western Connecticut State University.
Jim Diamond is a criminal defense attorney
Political activist, online journalist
Former Met manager and Stamford native Bobby Valentine blogs about baseball and life in the Land of the Rising Sun
Mary Himes writes about good causes, good people and good food
By Chris Preovolos, staff photographer for the Stamford Advocate and devout foodie
A photographic journal (mostly) around the Greater Stamford area and lower Fairfield County
Lower Fairfield County's online book club
Dan Malloy is currently serving his fourth term as Mayor of Stamford, Connecticut.
Connecticut politics is a contact sport, and award-winning journalist Ken Dixon is the referee
Brian Lockhart covers the Connecticut General Assembly in Hartford and the state political scene
Political activist, health nut
Evans, an Associated Press award winning journalist, began blogging in 2007 as a blog developer for the LGBT community under the banner of Artlyn Entertainment.
A conversation with Fairfield University President Rev. Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J. on education and other matters.
Past and Present
Discovering what not to do one date at a time.
Tips on style
Intuitive insights from Laura Lenhard Talisman
Marie Dallas will confess up front that her shopping habits will not fuel the economic recovery
Kathryn Higgins is a writer and mom living with her two children in Connecticut
Young designer at her family owned design studio, Tiger Lily's. Donna spent several years traveling the country as a broadcast news reporter.
Surviving with a hot dog budget in a caviar world
Doula, Birth Advocate, Aspiring Midwife, Mother, and Wife
Fairfield County for those 18-35
Nature and the Environment in the Nutmeg State
Jay writes about life as a Uconn student.
Exciting, different approaches to cooking
Chris Elsberry is a sports columnist for the Connecticut Post.
Neill Ostrout covers UConn men's basketball and football for the Connecticut Post.
Rich Elliott covers UConn women's basketball for the Connecticut Post.
Dave Ruden has covered high school, college and professional sports for 26 years - the last 16 at The Advocate. He previously worked for CBS Sports, ESPN and The New York Times.
Connecticut High School sports info
Scott Ham and Ian Collier blog about the Yankees
Fairfield sports guru
Tim Parry, Fairfield County high school sports blogger
Patrick Tiscia, certified Yankee fanatic
William S. Paxton covers Fairfield and Sacred Heart basketball and major league baseball for the Connecticut Post. He also writes a weekly fantasy column.
For Brian, baseball, basketball, hockey, golf, NASCAR are all placeholders until that day in September when the NFL gets it going for real. And of those 32 NFL teams, The New York Football Giants are the only one that matters.
Jim Zebora, Connecticut Media Group's business editor, offers his views on the local business scene
Advice on Financial Markets
Mr. Medico is a Hearing Officer for the Town of Greenwich, and his firm participates in legal seminars, professional associations and many community organizations, and he will share some of his expertise here, for you.
Experiences from Jamie DeLoma, journalist and computer nerd
Josh O'Connell is a walking encyclopedia of all things technology and pop culture.
Joe Meyers on the entertainment scene.
Susan, professional scribe, has a strong opinion about almost everything, especially pop culture.
Monica Gleberman is entertainment obsessed
Anthony has been performing in Danbury based bands since 1994 and now runs the Sub Rosa Party - a booking and promotion agency.
Holly is a quirky, stiletto-clad writer, foodie, health nut and certified personal trainer in constant search of good (gluten-free) grub, good friends and good fun.
Concerning animals, great and small
Suzanne Robitaille looks at disabilities and special needs with a local angle
Bill Ruskin has been representing chemical manufacturers and drug and medical device manufacturers in the defense of products liability and toxic tort actions for over 25 years
Dr. Brian K. Nathanson, chiropractic physician
Bridgeport Hospital Health Team
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making for domestic and international financial institutional clients. Supervise junior and senior interest rate swap traders. Promote the rates business and build a client franchise. Manage the interest rate, currency, and credit risk for the portfolio. Collaborate with quantitative/ strategy department to build and enhance interest rate swaps technology and risk systems. Develop interest rate swaps trading models to derive U.S. interest rate swaps curve from a selected set of observable market parameters, aggregate risk to more manageable vectors, calibrate the interest-rate swaps curve, and apply it to specific swaps pricing. 40 hrs/wk. Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Finance, Engineering or a related quantitative field followed by 5 years of progressive experience in the position offered or related. Full term of experience must be with a global sell-side financial services institution and must involve making markets on Dollar Interest-Rate swaps for pension funds, insurance companies, corporations, banks, and hedge fund clients to cover U.S., Europe, and Asia regions; risk-managing using U.S. government bonds, Eurodollar Futures and Treasury Futures; providing liquidity, pricing, and execution in Dollar Interest-Rate swaps; building client relationships; hedging interest rate swaps book based on duration risk, curve risk, swap spread risk, basis risk and fixings risk; collaborating with quantitative/strategy department to build and enhance interest rate swaps technology and risk systems; developing interest rate swaps trading models to derive U.S. interest rate swaps curve from a set of observable market parameters, aggregating risk to more manageable vectors, calibrating the interest-rate swaps curve, and applying it to specific swaps pricing; and utilizing Excel, Bloomberg, and Reuters. Series 7 & 63 licenses are required. Direct Applicants only. Send resumes to Pamela Mitchell, RBS Securities Inc., 600 Washington Blvd, Stamford, CT 06901. All applicants must reference job code 405887.(less)
adjustments, prepare and review work papers and documentation to support items of income and deduction on the corporate and partnership tax returns. Utilize expertise in U.S. GAAP and ASC 740 Accounting for Income Taxes to prepare C-corp and flow-through Federal and State tax returns using Thomson Reuters tax preparation software (GoSystems/OneSource and eForms). Prepare and review estimated tax payments and extensions, as well as non-income tax returns. Prepare and review monthly income tax provision calculations and create respective journal entries. Analyze and reconcile income tax and indirect tax accounts, substantiating balances and maintaining proper documentation as per SOX. Respond to various state and federal tax notices, researching federal and state statutes using CCH and RIA Checkpoint in order to challenge and mitigate potential tax charges. 40 hrs/wk. Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and 2 years of experience in the position offered or in a related Public Accounting position. Full term of the required experience must involve utilizing expertise in U.S. GAAP and ASC 740 Accounting for Income Taxes to prepare C-corp and flow-through Federal and State tax returns using Thomson Reuters tax preparation software (GoSystems/ OneSource and eForms); preparing and managing workpapers/ documentation to support items of income and deduction on corporate and partnership tax returns; employing tax research systems including CCH and RIA Checkpoint; utilizing General Ledger systems including Hyperion/Oracle/SAP; leveraging expertise in the income tax provision process, as well as Fixed Assets depreciation and reconciliation, to analyze and reconcile income tax accounts; and utilizing MS Excel, MS Word and Adobe to manage data. Must have passed at least 2 parts of the 4-part CPA exam. Direct Applicants only. Send resumes to Pamela Mitchell, RBS Securities Inc., 600 Washington Blvd, Stamford, CT 06901. All applicants must reference job code 405853.(less)
quantitative, mathematical tools (including stochastic calculus, numerical methods and Monte Carlo Simulation) and programming skills (including VBA and Matlab) to design and develop financial models that measure risks and test derivative-based strategies. 40 hrs/wk. Must have a Master's degree in Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics, or related quantitative field, and 3 years of experience in the position offered or related position. Full term of experience must involve applying advanced statistical and mathematical techniques to analyze, develop and validate quantitative financial risk models in the area of derivatives, interest rates, fixed income, and options; utilizing stochastic calculus, Monte Carlo simulations, and advanced mathematic models and numerical methods to perform pricing of equity, interest rate, FX, and credit options; analyzing major risk drivers through risk decomposition methods and applying findings to calculate/manage risk for derivatives, equity, interest rate, FX, and credit products; calculating value at risk (VaR) and mark-to-market price; presenting model output to clients; and programming in Matlab, VBA or other statistical software. Direct applicants only. Send resumes to Pamela Mitchell (ref. job code 405851), RBS Securities Inc., 600 Washington Blvd, Stamford, CT 06901.(less)