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NEW YORK – Fitch Ratings last week assigned an “AA+” rating to two Massachusetts general-obligation bonds totaling nearly $680 million. The bonds, both issued in 2014, were scheduled to sell through negotiation last week. more
Argentina is in default again, but its latest predicament is far from your garden-variety sovereign debt crisis. This time South America’s second-largest economy has been tripped up not by new borrowing, but by a lawsuit from American hedge funds blocking settlements with bondholders over a 2001 default. more
Heads of Citizens Private Bank & Trust discusses the growing need for retirement planning and wealth-management advice. more
Democratic Aquidneck Island representative talks about her legislation encouraging angel investment in Rhode Island. more
Lending to small businesses through U.S. Small Business Administration programs is on the upswing in Rhode Island, thanks in large measure to the efforts of community banks, although a traditional SBA powerhouse is back on course in the Ocean State. more
Boston-based Fidelity Investments fell behind Vanguard Group Inc. for most money managed in 401(k)-style retirement plans last year, Bloomberg News reported more
The recent release of Institutional Investor Alpha’s hedge-fund survey has everyone asking how the fund managers continue to make so much money. Academics and journalists alike point out that hedge funds, as a class, haven’t delivered above-market after-fee returns for quite some time. more
Senior vice president and regional sales manager at Webster Bank talks about his recent recognition from Bank Investment Consultant, which named him to the list of Top 20 Program Managers for 2014. more
For decades now, finance professors, financial journalists, Jack Bogle and Vanguard have been trying to hammer it into your head: Active management is bad. Don’t pick stocks. Diversify. Buy low-cost index funds and exchange-traded funds. more
It has been nearly three-and-a-half years since Rhode Island was awarded $13.1 million through the federal State Small Business Credit Initiative. more
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