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One of the best ways for investors to have made money in U.S. stocks last year was to acquire them just before earnings season began. Bulls need that trade to work now more than any time in the past few years. more
Startups and other small businesses will be free to raise money by selling stock over the Internet under new rules adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. more
When Stephen Breyer, President Bill Clinton’s second appointment to the Supreme Court, was sworn in as an associate justice at a White House ceremony in 1994, Justice Antonin Scalia came up to me, put his arm around my shoulder, and said with a bright, mischievous smile, “First Ruth, and now Steve? Cass, it’s ALMOST enough to make me vote Democrat.” more
There is a grim connection between two worsening addictions in the U.S.: to prescription opioid painkillers and to heroin. more
University of Rhode Island electrical engineering professor Haibo He is part of a team that has been awarded a $282,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop robots that could help direct people to emergency exits in the case of an emergency. more
City officials have launched a new initiative to rehabilitate abandoned properties, in part by teaming up with Rhode Island Housing to provide low-interest renovation loans. more
The rout that swept through asset classes, taking oil below $30 a barrel and European and Asian stocks into bear markets, is pushing up gauges of investor stress around the world. more
Updated 2:30 p.m. Despite recent signs of an improved economy, one in eight Rhode Island households lacks adequate food, according to the 2015 Status Report on Hunger in Rhode Island from the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. more
Only 5 percent of Rhode Islanders lack health insurance, a halving of the uninsured population over the past three years, according to a statewide survey from HealthSource RI. But what near-universal access to insurance means for patient … more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said free two-hour holiday parking for shoppers is returning starting on “Small Business Saturday” on Nov. 28 and running through Jan. 1 in select commercial districts. more
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