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Profit at Textron Inc. rose 6 percent in the second quarter, and revenue climbed 8.1 percent. more
Editor's note: This is the third of a four-part series exploring how well Rhode Island cities and towns are funding municipal pension and benefit plans and the public-policy ramifications. Leading up to the financial crisis of 2008, cities … more
I spent the first 17 years of my career working in the New York area. In 2003 my wife and I quit our jobs and moved to Rhode Island for the quality of life. My career evolved into working with startups in the data and SaaS space. This led to nearly … more
Ana Botin, the chairman of Banco Santander SA, is doubling the lender’s bet on fintech. more
Over the past decade, Americans got a crash course in money management. The financial crisis and the great recession offered a ton of lessons — the dangers of debt being a big one — while making it impossible to ignore the topic of finance. more
Bond investors have become an increasingly curmudgeonly crew, with debt analysts trying to one-up each other with their somewhat dire forecasts for the U.S. economy. more
Looking at such things as growth in business and gross domestic product, new building permits and municipal bonds per capita, Newport County has the greatest amount of investment in its local economy among Rhode Island’s five counties, according to the latest SmartAsset study. more
The Massachusetts secretary of the commonwealth’s office last week issued a laundry list of regulatory guidelines for the use of third-party ‘robo-advisers’ used by state-registered investment advisers. more
The British vote to exit – or Brexit – the European Union last month roiled public pension systems, as uncertainty in the international marketplace sent investors scurrying for less-volatile asset classes. Seth Magaziner, Rhode Island’s general treasurer, oversees the state’s $7.5 billion public pension system. He talks with Providence Business News about Brexit, pension performance through the fiscal year that ended June 30 and the effectiveness of its current asset allocation and assumed rate of return. more
The Nasdaq Hearings Panel is allowing Towerstream Corp. to continue its listing as a publicly traded company on the Nasdaq Capital Market on a conditional basis, as the telecommunications company works toward maintaining qualifying levels of equity and per share value. more
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