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Jarden Corp. agreed to buy Yankee Candle for $1.75 billion, making its biggest acquisition to add the 43-year-old scented candle maker to its collection of more than 120 consumer brands. more
Over the past three decades, interest rates have steadily declined. Now that rates are finally rising, bond as well as equity investors should be wary of certain areas in the markets. Investors must be aware that rising interest-rate pain is not limited to long-term bonds. There are a number of sectors in your portfolio that can be negatively affected by rising interest rates. more
Gold has been the most talked-about investment and was the place to be for nearly 12 years. It moved from $250 per ounce to more than $1,900 per ounce while the stock market gyrated on its roller coaster ride. When investing in gold you could not go wrong. Then something happened. more
Toronto-Dominion Bank, Canada’s second-largest lender by assets, isn’t on the lookout for another U.S. retail bank and doesn’t need to do a deal, CEO Ed Clark said. more
Rogean Makowski, a senior vice president in wealth management, interacts with a lot of people at the Westerly-based The Washington Trust Co., but connecting with colleagues through community service has opened even more doors. more
The word “angel” as a business term started off on Broadway to describe wealthy people who provided backing for theatrical productions. Today’s business angels have coalesced into groups that turned their attention from the bright lights and the roar of the crowds to a playbill focused on diverse industry sectors. more
Massachusetts’ chief securities regulator will open an inquiry into the impact of Puerto Rican debt on the state’s mutual fund investors. more
U.S. stocks advanced, putting the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index on track for its fourth straight week of gains, as gauges for leading indicators and consumer sentiment advanced more than estimated. more
In Rhode Island’s competitive banking landscape, Sovereign Bank is preparing its new signage and assuring commercial and consumer customers of a seamless transition as well as enhanced local and global services when it, at last, becomes Santander Bank on Oct. 17. more
PROVIDENCE – The University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College and Brown University are pursuing a joint mixed-use redevelopment of the former South Street Power Station that would include an advanced nursing school, administrative offices, classrooms and student apartments, Brown announced last week. more
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