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The Washington Trust Co.’s multi-pronged growth strategy is paying off, as the state’s largest community bank registered a 9.1 percent year-over-year net income gain in the second quarter, despite a 6.2 percent decline in total interest and noninterest income. more
Providence Equity Partners LLC is scrapping a plan to sell Brazilian mobile-phone tower operator Grupo TorreSur after bids fell short of its expectations, people with knowledge of the matter said. more
By this point the Slater Technology Fund was supposed to have largely broken free of the state funding that created it and, with $9 million in federal stimulus, started down a path to self-sufficiency. more
Up until the last five years, only a few cities in the world were home to their own for-profit startup accelerators and even fewer could offer evidence of whether the entrepreneurial boot camps would prove sustainable or lucrative. more
The biggest U.S. banks are about to learn whether they can pay out more than $75 billion in excess capital to investors as the Federal Reserve completes stress tests of their ability to survive new economic calamities. more
The American equity rally that just turned 5 years old is starting to match the 1990s Internet bubble when it comes to its speed. more
Even if you’ve socked plenty of money away in your 401(k) plan and invested it carefully, some of your toughest decisions lie ahead. And don’t expect much help or clarity from the government or your employer. more
Many women, especially baby boomers, tend to set aside less for retirement than men, a gender gap arising from generational and social expectations, several Rhode Island financial planners have found, based on their work with couples, widows, and single and divorced women in the state. more
Kevin Hackman, an elder law attorney in Warwick, says he has about a dozen clients a year interested in reverse mortgages, only half of whom actually follow through and get one. more
Altegrity Inc., the security firm that vetted National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for the U.S., filed for bankruptcy after state-sponsored hackers cost it two government contracts. more
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