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Do investors suffer from behavioral biases? New research demonstrates that they do: They think that a crash is far more likely than it actually is. After you read the newspaper, you might well overreact to bad news about the market -- and lose money as a result. more
The Federal Reserve acted as expected Wednesday: It left interest rates unchanged and used language that was somewhat more hawkish, increasing the probability of a rate increase in June. more
We all learned in school that our system of government involves three separate branches - the legislative, executive and judicial - each with the ability to keep the others from becoming too powerful or exceeding their authority. more
Never before has housing been such an important issue to Rhode Islanders. more
Lots of people are worried about noncompete clauses in employment contracts. And after taking a look at the issue, I’m worried too. more
Over the years, I have had the opportunity to visit Providence's smaller neighbor to the north – Portland, Maine (population 66,000), where I have witnessed the slow, steady transformation of this seaside city from a tired, marine port town into a … more
The announcement by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew that Harriet Tubman will take the place of Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill has caused some grumbling. more
Wine, chocolate -- pot. If the estimated $45 billion or so of yearly demand for recreational marijuana is in the right ballpark, then more Americans crave cannabis than cabernet or candy bars. more
As we mark Earth Day on April 22, it is a good time to reaffirm the idea that partnerships and working together are powerful tools for environmental protection. more
For all the fuss over tax inversions and the Obama administration’s efforts to prevent them, shares of companies that were able to plow their inversion deals through to the finish line and lock in all those (some would call them nefarious) benefits have to be soaring, right? Not so for Medtronic. more
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