Updated February 19 at 6:26pm
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Free trade is broadly positive for the U.S. economy, though not everyone benefits. Economist Tyler Cowen, a Bloomberg View columnist, and Robert Zoellick, a former U.S. trade representative, talk to View editor Paula Dwyer about improving the outlook for future free-trade deals by helping workers left behind. more
For those thinking that the finalized reforms to the state-worker pension system took care of all its issues, think again. The outstanding problem is the fund's assumed rate of return. At the moment it is 7.5 percent. And with the reforms, … more
Rhode Islanders face seven ballot questions this year, and few of them are simple to endorse or reject. Question 1 Does the state need to replace the diminishing asset that is Newport Grand? Absolutely. And the proposal by Twin … more
(Updated, 1 p.m.) The R.I. Commerce Corp. on Monday announced it has agreed to a $2.5 million proposed settlement with Curt Schilling and several other defendants in the 38 Studios lawsuit. more
Wealth management advisers are closely monitoring President-elect Donald J. Trump’s post-election messaging to see what impact he might have on the marketplace. more
The checks and balances imposed on President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s new economic agenda won’t just come from Capitol Hill, but also from the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Buildings farther west on Constitution Avenue. more
President Trump. A handful of syllables still hard to get one's mind around. How on earth did this happen? more
Hillary Clinton thinks U.S. corporations live for the short-term, obsessing over the next quarterly earnings statement to the neglect of their longer-run prospects. more
Donald Trump won the U.S. presidency by promising to create a jobs boom for the middle-wage worker. It’s questionable whether sorting YouTube videos of dancing babies is what voters exactly had in mind. more
Accountants, actuaries, politicians and union leaders are scheduled to meet on Friday to discuss the looming Rhode Island crisis related to public pensions and other post-employment benefits at a seminar dubbed “The Gathering Storm.” more
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