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A Massachusetts developer has recently secured millions of dollars through two Rhode Island-based banks for the financing of a several properties in the Bay State. more
CharterCARE Health Partners, at a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, announced $17.5 million in facility improvements at Roger Williams Medical Center and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital intended to improve patient care. more
Where were you on Monday, Oct. 19, 1987? Today is the first time since 2009 that Oct. 19 has fallen on a Monday, and that has me thinking about that day. more
Since last week, gasoline prices have fallen a cent in Rhode Island, and two cents in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
Momotazur Rahman is a Brown University economist interested in the organization and economic performance of the U.S. health care system. He recently authored a study examining the rates at which participants who used three high-cost services switched between Medicare Advantage and traditional Medicare. more
The yearly count of SBA-backed loans came out last week, and the picture it paints is not a pretty one. From before the Great Recession, through its depths and now in the Ocean State's weak recovery, it is clear that less and less capital … more
Debt is a dual-edged sword. For some, it is the bane of economic health. And yet in business, as in personal finance, taking on debt often finances growth, acquisition and activity. Think of mortgages to buy homes or loans to develop a commercial … more
One month after slowing down, an economic index for the Ocean State ticked up in August, according to PBN and e-forecasting.com, the co-producers of the Rhode Island Leading Economic Indicator Index. more
Consumer sentiment climbed more than forecast in October as lower-income Americans projected wage gains will accelerate and falling energy prices helped stretch paychecks. more
U.S. shares joined equity gains in Europe and Asia, extending a rally that’s added $4.1 trillion to global equities this month, as a run of weaker-than-estimated economic reports from China, Europe and the United States boosted speculation central banks will maintain stimulus measures. more
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