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Greenwich Riches, Bridgeport Woes Tell Tale of Two Connecticuts

  • State’s financial problems belie image as haven for wealthy
  • Money managers say they’re scapegoats for income disparity
People sail boats in the harbor in Greenwich, C.T., U.S., on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017.

Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

The Chinese delegation wanted to know how it could duplicate the success of hedge-fund mecca Greenwich, Connecticut.

The visitors asked: What is the wealthiest state in America doing to foster the industry that earned the region its “Gold Coast” nickname?