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Bad brokers don’t leave the business; they just move on to a different firm. That is one of the key findings of a study of broker misconduct by professors at the business schools of the University of Minnesota. more
Are U.S. stocks really still in a bull market? Technically, yes. Only a bear market can kill a bull market, and traditionally it takes a 20 percent plunge from a peak to mark the beginning of one. The S&P 500 is down about 4 percent from … more
Banco Santander SA’s profit fell in the second quarter as Spain’s biggest bank absorbed costs from closing branches and cutting jobs in its home market, where its lending business showed further signs of pressure. more
1 You are a past chair of the R.I. Department of Business Regulation real estate commission. In what ways does government affect the real estate industry? Lending rates, the mortgage-interest deduction, flood insurance – all are current … more
MojoTech founder Nick Kishfy first ran the Providence-based web- and mobile-app development company from his backyard patio when it launched in 2008. Fast-forward eight years and MojoTech registered at more than $7 million in revenue in … more
Kraft Heinz Co. made a $143 billion offer for Unilever, attempting the largest-ever takeover in the food or beverage industry to create a consumer-goods giant with household names from Dove soap to Heinz ketchup. more
Saul Kaplan founded the Business Innovation Factory in 2005 to build a place where partners from across the public and private sector could focus on solving social-system challenges. BIF focuses each year on a portfolio of projects in the … more
Thomas R. Bryan is a financial adviser at Bryan & Associates, a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. A global association recently recognized him for demonstrating “exceptional professional knowledge, client service and ethical conduct,” which he talks about with Providence Business News. more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? One of the biggest hurdles is access to capital. A lot of metropolitan areas benefit from angel investment groups and local venture-capital firms and grants from municipal … more
NanoSteel Company Inc., an advanced materials firm, recently closed a multimillion dollar equity round, opening the door for commercialization of its high-strength, lightweight sheet steel. more
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