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UNITED STATES millionaires lag behind the global average in environmental, social and corporate governance-related investments. / BLOOMBERG NEWS

Rich Americans are last in sustainable investing, UBS says

NEW YORK - American millionaires are lagging behind wealthy counterparts elsewhere when it comes to sustainable investing.United States investors ranked last among those surveyed in...
THE S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average both had record closes Thursday. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ERIC THAYER

S&P, Dow soar to record highs as trade fears abate

NEW YORK - United States stock benchmarks reached new highs Thursday on news from China about tariff and currency moves that could ease trade tensions....
RHODE ISLAND'S favorite Halloween candy was candy corn, according to a new report from CandyStore.com. / COURTESY CANDYSTORE.COM

Report: R.I. goes for candy corn in lead up to Halloween

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s favorite Halloween candy for 2018 is candy corn, according to a report from CandyStore.com released Thursday.The report is based on...
ANDREW PETERSON, an associate professor in Brown’s School of Engineering, is the lead researcher for a project that will use machine learning to speed up atom-level simulations of chemical reactions and the properties of materials. The project was recently granted $3.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown-led research team wins $3.5M grant to speed up chemical reaction...

PROVIDENCE – A Brown University-led research team had received a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for a project that will...
THE SHARE OF UNDERWATER mortgages in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area declined 1.7 percentage points year over year to 5.7 percent. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SCOTT MCINTYRE

CoreLogic: 5.7% of mortgages in R.I. ‘underwater’ in Q2

PROVIDENCE – At the end of June, 5.7 percent of mortgaged homes in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area had negative equity, a 1.7 percentage...

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Pangea.app offers college students a foothold in the gig economy. But...

As an undergraduate history major at Brown University, Adam Alpert did what many cash-poor college students do: He tried to earn extra money any way he could, including tapping into his filmmaking background to find work as a freelance videographer.But it’s not easy competing for work, especially on websites geared to serving full-time professionals, and affording the equipment upgrades...

Branded Content

Turn Your Employees into Human Firewalls

Spear Phishing Spotlight: Citrin Cooperman’s cybersecurity team recently performed a simulated spear phishing campaign for a healthcare organization. The campaign’s objective was to reduce the...

What Three Questions do Successful Leaders Ask?

A second-generation family business owner recently asked a question that I think is quite common in the middle market. In many respects, it gets...

Enhancing the Connectivity of Healthcare

As populations around the country continue to age, the need for healthcare services that reflect the changing desires of patients to age in place...

People on the Move

BankNewport Announces Business Banking Group Appointment

BankNewport has expanded its Business Banking Group with the hiring of a new vice president, business development officer, Antonio DeSimone. He will be responsible...

BankNewport Names Branch Sales Manager

BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Ronald P. Greenwood to vice president, branch sales manager of the Bank’s...

BankNewport Announces Business Banking Group Appointment

BankNewport has expanded its Business Banking Group with the hiring of a new vice president, business development officer, Steven Carneiro. He will be responsible...

Press Releases

Bryant Garners Top Rankings for Exceptional Teaching, Student Success, and Outcomes

SMITHFIELD, RI – Bryant University’s academic excellence and transformative education excel in a number of recently released national rankings that highlight teaching excellence and...

PowerDocks LLC participates in Teledyne Marine Systems of Systems Approach to Expeditionary Mine Countermeasures...

NEWPORT, R.I., September 7th, 2018 — Rhode Island based Marine Technology firm PowerDocks joined Teledyne Marine Systems of Systems Approach to Underwater Mine Countermeasures...

Coming Soon to RI!

WINGSTOP What began as a small buffalo-style chicken wing restaurant in Garland, Texas, continues to soar to great heights. Today there are more than 1,000...

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