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Textron Inc.’s profit rose in the fourth quarter and in 2015, while revenue slipped during the same periods, the company reported on Wednesday. more
When Federal Reserve officials started a rate-hiking cycle last month, they hoped their widely telegraphed policy action would neither derail the recovery nor overly destabilize financial markets. more
It wouldn’t take much to look at the performance of markets these days and draw the conclusion that investors deem a U.S. recession as all but inevitable. A deeper dive finds a more benign scenario. more
Webster Financial Corp. finished 2015 reporting record net income for both the fourth quarter and the year with $52.6 million, or 55 cents per diluted share, and $206.3 million, or $2.15 per diluted share, respectively. more
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
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