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.
Stocks rose, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average reaching 16,000 for the first time, as China’s pledge to expand economic freedoms spurred speculation the country is headed toward more sustainable growth.
By Stephen Kirkland and Glenys Sim Bloomberg News
A shift by household investors from bonds into equities that Bank of America Corp. dubbed the great rotation is being muted as pension funds and insurers boost fixed-income assets to match future obligations.
A few blocks south of the chewed up swath of land where Interstate 195 used to run through Providence’s Jewelry District is another dusty, vacant lot in need of a productive use: the former Ward Baking Co. Property.
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