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A federal grand jury indicted a 55-year-old Pawtucket businessman and three others charged with an alleged stolen identity and tax refund scam that targeted mostly Puerto Ricans and yielded $2.8 million. more
U.S. retail sales may increase as much as 4 percent this holiday season, less than last year’s gain, as shoppers’ wages remain stagnant, according to Deloitte LLP. more
U.S. stocks ended lower, after swinging between gains and losses, as the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep interest rates near zero percent raised questions about the strength of the global economy. more
Applications for unemployment benefits fell more than forecast last week as claims moved closer to a four- decade low that shows a resilient labor market. more
The Massachusetts economy is continuing its “robust expansion” as employment is growing at rates not seen since the late 1990s, according to the MassBenchmarks editorial board. more
Brian Moynihan will keep his dual role as Bank of America Corp.’s chairman and CEO after shareholders voted to ratify governance changes made last year. more
Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc., facing increased competition for consumers’ breakfast dollars, suffered its worst stock decline since it went public in 2011 after sticking with an annual profit forecast that missed analysts’ estimates. more
American manufacturing barely grew in September as a broader swath of industries suffered from the effects of a strong dollar and faltering overseas markets. more
Consumer confidence unexpectedly rose in September as persistent job gains helped Americans shake off the effects of tumbling stock prices. more
A self-diagnosed workaholic, Jeanette Russell knows that a real vacation requires her to completely unplug by deleting mobile e-mail applications and letting her work laptop battery die in a corner. It’s also company policy. more
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