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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
Security and Exchange Commission rule changes that include requiring angel investors to file financial information with a third party in order to invest in startups that do public solicitation for funding has investment groups and entrepreneurs in Rhode Island and across the nation up in arms. more
U.S. stocks fell, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index headed for its worst month since May 2012, as investors weighed a … more
Boston Beer Co., the parent of the Samuel Adams beer brand, has acquired the Coney Island beer brand from Shmaltz Brewing Co. for an undisclosed sum, according to the Boston Business Journal. more
Bank of America Corp. was sued by the U.S. for allegedly hiding risks from investors in a 2008 deal for $850 million of bonds backed by residential mortgages. more
Capital Properties Inc. profits plummeted in the second quarter of 2013, falling 56.6 percent to $251,000, or 4 cents per share, from $578,000, or 9 cents per share, the company announced Monday. 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
TAUNTON, Mass. – The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation recently made a micro loan to Newport Potters Guild to enable the small business to start a pottery and clay art gallery and create four new jobs. more
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