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Venture capitalists invested $124.1 million in Rhode Island companies in 2014, $42 million more than in 2013, and the largest amount to date, according to the MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association. more
Federal Reserve officials are starting to reassess their outlook for the economy as global weakness and disappointing data on American consumer spending test their resolve to raise interest rates this year. more
The Port of Davisville at Quonset Business Park had its fifth consecutive record-breaking year for automobiles imported by ship in 2014, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she plans to nominate Sidney McCleary as director of the R.I. Department of Business Regulation. more
New residential construction in the U.S. rose more than forecast in December, capping the best year since 2007 and signaling the industry will probably keep expanding this year. more
A second site among the former I-195 development parcels will be sold and developed as a seven-story structure containing a mix of rental housing, office space and retail, under a preliminary plan announced Tuesday. more
Rhode Island plans to put its tobacco-backed bond deal back on the calendar within six weeks after a lawsuit delayed it for five months, according to Citigroup Inc., the lead manager on the sale. more
Ryan S. McCarthy, director of global customer experience for Retail Solutions Inc. in Providence, talked with Providence Business News about the company, and its partnerships with local universities. The company tracks retailer data. more
The fiscal 2015 budget projected a surplus of $500,000, but the state is now projecting a deficit of $34.5 million, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council said. more
Constructing a small hotel at Twin River Casino is an avenue the parent company, Twin River Worldwide Holdings, would like to explore, the board Chairman John E. Taylor, Jr., told the Town Council Tuesday night. more
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