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David V. Devault, vice chair, secretary and chief financial officer of Washington Trust Bancorp, is the business leadership award winner in Providence Business News’ 15th annual competition. more
Jennifer Schwall is the executive director of Cherrystone Angel Group, an angel investment group based in Rhode Island. Schwall talks with PBN about what it means to lead the angel investing effort in New England, how the group has grown and the level of interest from Rhode Island-based ventures. more
Despite an overall reduction in the number of taxpayer-backed loans made in Rhode Island last fiscal year, small business loan dollar volume grew 2.8 percent thanks largely to an increase in financing for fixed assets, such as real estate and machinery. more
Saying no is tough. That's especially true when those doing the asking are offering help to those less fortunate. But that's exactly what some local nonprofits have to do during the holiday season. "When people ask, we do the best … more
A Banco Santander SA unit told a London judge that four state-owned bus and metro companies in Portugal defaulted on a type of interest-rate hedging derivative known as a “snowball.” more
U.S. banks that pass the Federal Reserve’s annual stress tests are strong enough to boost quarterly payouts to shareholders 53 percent on average, disbursing $109 billion over the next 15 months, according to analysts. more
Banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller has given a $2.5 million gift to the Rhode Island School of Design Museum. more
Bank of America Corp. CEO Brian T. Moynihan said that even if Wall Street reforms were scaled back by politicians, he wouldn’t change how he runs the company, including the extra capital the firm holds. more
Debt is a dual-edged sword. For some, it is the bane of economic health. And yet in business, as in personal finance, taking on debt often finances growth, acquisition and activity. Think of mortgages to buy homes or loans to develop a commercial … more
Reporting its 24th consecutive quarter with year-over-year revenue growth, Webster Financial Corp., parent of Webster Bank NA, on Thursday announced its third-quarter earnings, which included net income of $51.5 million, a 2.1 percent increase. Earnings per diluted share increased 1 cent to 54 cents. more
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