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Massachusetts may be the most innovative state, but Rhode Island is not too far behind. Rhode Island ranked 13th on a list of the leading technology states from the Massachusetts Innovation Economy’s annual index, and 14th on on the Bloomberg State Innovation Index. more
The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed past 20,000 for the first time as stocks around the world extended a rally after corporate earnings reignited investors’ optimism in economic growth. Bonds sold off with oil. more
Sail Newport’s Campaign for Blue Space, which is building an education and recreation center at Fort Adams State Park, received a $500,000 grant from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation. more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said more interest-rate increases will be appropriate if the economy meets the central bank’s outlook of gradually rising inflation and tightening labor markets. more
Rhode Island commuters who use the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority commuter rail will see a $2 roundtrip increase in the daily fare, under a series of system-wide increases expected to take effect July 1. more
A developer who has proposed a trio of modern skyscrapers for vacant land in the I-195 Redevelopment District said Thursday he is ready to move forward on one of the towers immediately, and reiterated his intention to build in phases. more
The U.K.’s largest lenders accelerated the biggest fall since 2009 on Monday after the nation’s vote to leave the European Union sparked fears about political and economic risks and the sharpest negative shift in analyst sentiment on record. more
Malala Yousafzai, the 19-year-old Pakistani girls’ and children’s education activist, addressed a sold-out crowd at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Thursday evening where she talked about women’s equality and the impact of education in fighting terrorism. more
FM Global on Wednesday announced 2015 profit and revenue both fell while its surplus grew to $11 billion. more
The effort to expand gas pipeline capacity in the region hit yet another roadblock on Tuesday when Connecticut energy regulators canceled several proposals related to the project. more
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