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The nonprofit Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released an analysis of Rhode Island’s budget outlook, saying that due to increased revenue and lower-than-anticipated expenditures, the state’s projected opening surplus for fiscal 2015 has been increased to approximately $8.8 million. more
Gasoline prices dropped again in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, according to AAA Southern New England’s weekly survey. more
The city’s nuisance task force will receive a $250,000 grant to support its efforts to identify and remediate vacant and abandoned properties, among other initiatives, according to a press release from Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. more
Northeasterners take the fewest number of days for leisure trips and report traveling most often for entertainment such as concerts and sporting events, according to a study released by Enterprise Rent-A-Car. more
Abigail Johnson has climbed the ranks of Fidelity Investments, the company started by her grandfather in 1946, over more than 25 years, starting as a stock analyst and working her way through almost every major division. more
Too big to fail is likely to prove a costly epithet for the world’s biggest banks as regulators demand they increase debt securities to cover losses should they collapse. The shortfall … more
Bank of America Corp., the third- largest U.S. mortgage lender, refused to give Paul Mataska the loan amount he needed last year after he had a six-month layoff from his job in 2012. more
Luxottica Group SpA said founder Leonardo Del Vecchio will become interim chief executive officer after the Italian maker of Ray-Ban glasses lost its second leader in little more than a month. more
Economic momentum shifted into a higher gear in Rhode Island in August, a possible turning point in the state’s recovery, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro said Monday. more
Call it another false alarm in the China-overtaking-the-U.S. saga. Notwithstanding the latest estimates from the International Monetary Fund, the U.S., the world’s largest economy is still, well, numero uno. more
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