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Of all the outrages endured during the financial crisis, perhaps the most perplexing involved money-market mutual funds. In an example of moral hazard writ large, this uninsured risk instrument – with $2.57 trillion in assets – somehow became too big to fail. Five years later, the Securities and Exchange Commission is finally taking steps to address this. more
Narragansett Bay Insurance Co. CEO Todd Hart recently announced the promotions of 13 employees. more
If you care at all about what academic macroeconomists are cooking up (or if you do any macro investing), you might want to check out the latest economics blog discussion about the big change that happened in the late ’70s and early ’80s. Here’s a post by the University of Chicago ecnomist John Cochrane, and here’s one by Oxford’s Simon Wren-Lewis that includes links to most of the other contributions. more
WELLESLEY, Mass. – GW & Wade, an independent registered investment adviser with $4.8 billion in assets under management, announced last week that it has added Paul St. Onge, an East Greenwich-based investment adviser with $150 million in client assets to its team. more
Partner in the litigation department of Higgins, Cavanagh & Cooney talks about his firm’s association with ALFA International. more
A seminar on “Taking Your Small Business Global” will be held July 31 in Woonsocket, sponsored by the Rhode Island district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. more
The South Eastern Economic Development Corp. has closed on a $90,000 small-business loan to the Learning Center of Hopkinton, allowing the business to expand and create two full-time jobs, according to an announcement by SEED. more
Webster Bank is looking for ways to expand its franchise in Rhode Island in both commercial and consumer banking, Chairman and CEO James C. Smith told Providence Business News following the release of the bank’s second quarter 2014 earnings. more
Employee bonus plans can be tricky. Unless all the i's are dotted and t's crossed, the Internal Revenue Service can impose penalties, some quite substantial. While the IRS has issued several rulings that may cast doubt upon the … more
Acting executive director of the Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Authority talks about the advantages of Rhode Island’s CollegeBoundfund. more
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