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John Lawlor, the head of Bank of America Corp.’s municipal-bond department, is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. In 2015, he navigated the second-largest U.S. bank by assets to the top of the muni-bond underwriting table for the fourth consecutive year. more
A few weeks ago, I described why this economic recovery remains doubted and unloved. The improvements have been very unevenly distributed, with wide disparities based on education level, geographic location and industry. Some peoples’ recoveries are far worse than others. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate continued its slow, downward slide, dipping to 5.3 percent in October, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
At least Rhode Island is no longer the least tax-friendly state for retirees in the nation. more
Rhode Island is still one of the top states for energy efficiency, but it slipped a spot to fourth place this year in the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. more
Consumer sentiment climbed more than forecast in November as Americans took heart in lower interest rates and store discounts. more
(Updated 2:47 p.m.) Gold’s Gym is back open, a day after a Superior Court judge ordered it closed, and it has until the end of January to either vacate the premises or find a new owner, according to a court order released Wednesday. more
Self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline fell a penny in Rhode Island and Massachusetts from last week, AAA Northeast said. more
General Electric Co. is using the Port of Providence to receive and assemble wind turbines destined for the Deepwater Wind LLC offshore wind project near Block Island. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, a sign of persistent strength in the job market. more
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