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For investors in Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC, hopes for a dividend are fading.An expected ninth consecutive full-year loss in 2016 could undermine CEO Ross McEwan’s efforts to reinstate dividend payments next year for the first time since the bank’s 45.5 billion pound ($65 billion) bailout during the financial crisis. more
HealthSource RI enrollment has declined since last week because some enrollees failed to make their first premium payment by Dec. 31 for coverage and were canceled. more
An oceanographer at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography said temperatures in Narragansett Bay hit record highs and lows in 2015. more
New England Institute of Technology will offer a new bachelor of science degree program in rehabilitation sciences starting in July, Douglas H. Sherman, senior vice president and provost, said this week. more
Providence was named the most “up and coming city” in the annual “Best of GayCities” challenge, putting it on the “national radar,” according to the travel site. more
(Updated 1:24 p.m.) Stocks tumbled around the world, with U.S. equities headed for their lowest levels in 15 months, and bonds and gold jumped as oil’s plunge below $30 sent markets reeling. Treasuries extended gains as economic data and earnings added to concern that global growth is faltering. more
Sam’s Clubs stores in Warwick, Fall River and Seekonk are closed today as part of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s plan to shutter 269 stores, including 154 stores in the United States. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is the fifth-highest in the nation for income inequality, behind Boston, New Orleans, Atlanta and Cincinnati, according to a report from The Brookings Institution. more
Providence Business News once again packed the Providence Public Library at its annual Book of Lists premier party Thursday night. More than 400 of the region’s business and civic leaders networked while marking the publication of PBN’s 2016 Book of Lists. more
Sales at U.S. retailers declined in December to wrap the weakest year since 2009, raising concern about the momentum in consumer spending heading into 2016. more
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