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Banco Santander SA, Spain’s biggest bank, agreed to buy GE Money Bank AB, the consumer finance business of GE Capital in Sweden, Denmark and Norway, for about 700 million euros ($953 million). more
Single-family home prices in the Providence-Warwick metro area increased 3.2 percent year over year in May, according to the CoreLogic Home Price Index report released Tuesday. more
Factories expanded in March at the slowest pace since May 2013, a sign struggling overseas economies and cutbacks among oil producers are hindering U.S. manufacturing. more
The trade deficit in the U.S. narrowed more than forecast in May on record exports, signaling a pickup in global growth that will boost American manufacturers. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders hovered in January close to a nine-year high, indicating the residential real estate market is poised to expand this year. more
Capital Properties Inc., the owner of a significant portion of the Capital Center Special Development District in Providence as well as a petroleum storage facility in East Providence, posted a more than 400 percent increase in net income in the first quarter to $400,000. more
After a rocky start to the holiday shopping season, U.S. retailers benefited from cheaper gas prices and an improving job market in the weeks leading up to Christmas, raising optimism that sales reached a three-year high. more
Interest in Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC is building among potential investors as its capital position improves, according to U.K. Financial Investments Ltd., which manages Britain’s stakes in bailed-out banks. more
NEW YORK - Hasbro Inc., seeking to make gains on Mattel Inc. in the market for girls’ toys, will develop dolls based on Walt Disney Co. princesses and the characters from last year’s blockbuster “Frozen.” more
GTECH has been awarded a seven-year contract to provide new lottery technology and ongoing services to the Missouri Lottery. more
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