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Economic Activity
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A 96-unit development in Burrillville is among the initial beneficiaries of a commitment by the nonprofit organization Local Initiatives Support Corp. to direct $25 million to grants, loans and equity investments in affordable housing. more
The battle to build natural gas pipelines in the post-Keystone XL world has moved from the hearing room into the streets. more
Today I am going to indulge in a pet peeve of mine, one that I hope you will find helpful. It’s about a bias called denominator blindness, and it is the scourge of anyone who has even the most rudimentary understanding of mathematics in the real world. more
New mobile player convenience apps have been developed by International Global Solutions Corp., a subsidiary of IGT previously known as GTECH, for the Rhode Island Lottery and and Tennessee Lottery Corp. 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
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is planning to relaunch and re-brand its innovation incubator in Fall River on Oct. 23. more
City officials have launched a new initiative to rehabilitate abandoned properties, in part by teaming up with Rhode Island Housing to provide low-interest renovation loans. 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
Private wealth will grow more slowly because the global economy isn’t advancing as quickly as expected, according to Credit Suisse Group AG. more
The Lincoln branch of Santander Bank will be its first in Rhode Island to offer a new service designed for its wealthier customers. more
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