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Does finance create value? Does it just siphon money from some people and give it to others? Does it destroy value? I see people asking these questions all the time for a pretty obvious reason: there has been broad public suspicion of finance for as long as the industry has been around. But if we want to try answering these questions, there are some tricky issues we need to think about. more
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Americans are underprepared for retirement. And given this sad fact, there is a growing movement on the left saying we need a government solution, stat: specifically, an expansion of Social Security benefits. more
FM Global has tapped the chief operating officer of a global communications provider to serve on its board of directors, according to a press release. more
Even excellent leaders make their share of mistakes. Amidst Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's impressive first months in office, where she has taken dead aim on economic development and job creation, she has had one clunker of an idea. That … more
1 You joined Bangor, Maine-based Cross Insurance's southern New England division in late January. Is Cross hiring and how do you plan to add talent? Without question. Our expansion has been meteoric, particularly over the past few years. … more
To celebrate its 215th year in business, The Washington Trust Co. this month is launching a new marketing campaign to attract the next generation of customers. more
The best-performing U.S. stocks right now are ones that usually do well when the economy isn’t, makers of everything from household cleaning products to food. It’s yet another black cloud for investors fretting over a growth slowdown. more
Washington Trust Co. recently opened its 21st full-service retail branch on the East Side of Providence, marking another step in its strategy to capture a larger share of deposits in Rhode Island. more
John Warren is president of the Massachusetts Society of Enrolled Agents. He talks with Providence Business News about why consumers should file income taxes early, consider using an enrolled agent and how to protect themselves from identity theft. more
When Federal Reserve officials started a rate-hiking cycle last month, they hoped their widely telegraphed policy action would neither derail the recovery nor overly destabilize financial markets. more
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