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Seven finalists have been selected in the 2016 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, and their proposed businesses address problems in biotechnology, consumer, health care, information technology and the manufacturing industries. more
Financial companies will be hard-pressed to meet long-term growth expectations as decades of credit expansion come to an end and central-bank policies and tighter regulations squeeze profits, according to bond investor Bill Gross. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly declined last week to match a more than 42-year low, indicating employers are upbeat about an economy that bogged down in the first quarter. more
Unemployment rates were lower in December than a year ago in 296 out of 387 metropolitan areas in the nation, including in the Providence-Warwick metro, where the rate dropped to 4.9 percent from 6.2 percent, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday. more
Leaders of the General Assembly, who have embraced a less expensive version of the RhodeWorks bridge and overpass reconstruction plan, appealed to business leaders Wednesday to support it as an economic investment. more
Thanks to the lowest gasoline prices in more than a decade, AAA Northeast is predicting record travel Independence Day weekend, with 43 million Americans expected to travel, including 2.2 million from New England. more
Companies hired 205,000 workers in January as the labor market continued to power past a growth slowdown and financial-market volatility. more
A total of 1.5 percent of Rhode Island homes, or 4,853, are at risk of being underwater due to sea level rise, according to a recent analysis by Zillow. more
Seth Magaziner is the general treasurer of Rhode Island. For the last two years, Magaziner has worked to implement a new financial services program for Rhode Island’s population with disabilities and their families. more
Net income fell 8.2 percent to $529,000, or 8 cents per share, in the third quarter for Capital Properties Inc. more
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