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BOSTON – The biggest hurdle to the state's economic growth isn't a slowing Chinese economy, collapsing oil prices, or gyrating financial markets. It's your graying co-worker. The long-predicted wave of baby boomer retirements – delayed … more
The U.S. economy unexpectedly expanded at a faster pace in the fourth quarter than initially estimated, reflecting a higher value of business inventories. more
Today I am going to pose a simple question that has been asked any number of times: Why are there so few women in senior positions in finance? more
Twenty-three percent of Rhode Island’s population of 1 million lives in distressed zip codes, according to an interactive report released Thursday by the Economic Innovation Group, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit. more
Consumer sentiment in the U.S. remained stable last week and close to a three-month high, helped in part by upbeat views of buying conditions. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose last week from a three-month low, in part reflecting the typical swings during holiday periods. more
Providence is one of the worst state capitals to live in in the country, according to WalletHub’s latest survey. more
Do you maintain a home office? Yes – 69.2% No – 30.8% How often do you work from home during normal business hours? Once or twice a week – 38.5% Not applicable – 23% … more
Students in a philosophy class were anxiously awaiting the start of their final exam. The professor had warned them that it would be one of the most challenging tests they would ever take. The teacher wrote one question on the board and … more
Intensifying "thought loops of anxiety" during freshman year at a Massachusetts university left Dan M. feeling paralyzed as his 2015 fall sophomore semester was about to begin. Dan, who spoke to Providence Business News on the condition his … more
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