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The International Monetary Fund is taking a cautious stance toward the policies of U.S. President-elect Donald J. Trump, who takes office this week, assuming only a modest boost to the U.S. economy from his promise of fiscal stimulus. more
Ferguson Perforating Co. recently completed a $2 million expansion of its manufacturing facilities, adding nearly 19,000 square feet to the structure. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Playworks New England and the Rhode Island Healthy Schools Coalition recently announced an expansion of their partnership focused on increasing physical activity and bolstering social and emotional skills in local students. more
Football fans were mobile at Super Bowl LI in Houston on Feb. 5, spending plenty of time on their smartphones while watching the big game between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons. more
Independent Bank Corp., this month announced Gerard F. Nadeau as president of its subsidiary, Rockland Trust Co. more
During its December meeting the R.I. State Council on the Arts awarded 68 grants totaling $164,890 to local schools, organizations, community centers and artists, according to a Thursday statement by the group. more
In the retirement security Olympics, it’s a sweep for northern Europe. Norway, Switzerland and Iceland won the top three spots in Natixis Global Asset Management’s fourth annual ranking, released Tuesday. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was little changed last week, holding near four-decade lows that highlight strength in the job market. more
Consumer confidence retreated more than forecast in April as Americans’ optimism about the outlook for the economy and employment waned. more
When it comes to commercial property, Providence has the third-highest tax rate in the nation, according to a report from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. more
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