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Rhode Island has the sixth-highest smoking costs in the nation, according to a WalletHub study released Tuesday in light of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week. more
Forbes has released its list of the richest person in each of the country’s 50 largest cities, and Providence Equity Partners’ Jonathan Nelson captured the No. 1 spot for Providence, with a net worth of $2 billion. more
Turmoil returned to financial markets as oil plunged past $27 a barrel, the Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 550 points and global equities approached a bear market that is fueling a rush into haven assets. more
Tiffany & Co. cut its full-year profit forecast after reporting a drop in holiday sales, dragged down by sluggish tourist spending and a strong dollar. more
Bank of America Corp., the second-biggest U.S. lender, said profit rose 9.4 percent on gains in fixed-income trading revenue and declines in expenses. more
J C Electric Inc. is the first black-owned business to close on a business loan from Freedom National Bank under a new program operated through the R.I. Black Business Association. more
When it comes to the most millionaires per capita, the Ocean State ranks 19th among the states and Washington, D.C., according to the Phoenix Global Wealth Monitor U.S. Sizing Report. more
The rout that swept through asset classes, taking oil below $30 a barrel and European and Asian stocks into bear markets, is pushing up gauges of investor stress around the world. more
European shares fell for a third day, led by losses in banks as investors shrugged off gains for energy companies and makers of household goods. The yen weakened as China stepped up efforts to curb foreign speculation against its currency, and crude oil fell after touching a 12-year low. more
(Updated 1:24 p.m.) Stocks tumbled around the world, with U.S. equities headed for their lowest levels in 15 months, and bonds and gold jumped as oil’s plunge below $30 sent markets reeling. Treasuries extended gains as economic data and earnings added to concern that global growth is faltering. more
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