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REGULATORS regulators must question 'whether they have struck the right balance,' says U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, who was leading today's capital markets conference at Georgetown University. /

Paulson leads summit <br>on U.S. capital markets

WASHINGTON – U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson today convened a summit to promote ways of helping U.S. capital markets regain their former dominance. The summit...
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Allied Consulting Engineering opens R.I. office

WARWICK – Allied Consulting Engineering Services Inc. of Sudbury, Mass., today announced the opening of a second office, at 43 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick. “Our new...

Metal stampers get creative to stay in business

These days, you might see the work of Hamilton Tool resting in the hands of athletes such as New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees...

City expects recognition from coming virtual view

Imagine visiting a Web site that allowed you to stroll down a city’s streets, check out the architecture, browse through stores, visit hotel rooms...

Chambers seek business tax breaks, fight key bills

Last year, the Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce Coalition set out to make groundbreaking changes in the state’s tax policy, calling for a constitutional...
CELL PHONES and other mobile devices are the newest banking channel for BofA customers. The service is due to become available in Rhode Island later this year. /

BofA sees mobile phones as the next frontier

Bank of America’s customers will soon be able to do online banking from Internet-enabled cell phones and PDAs. Last month, the bank – the nation’s...
RENE R. MENARD, D-Lincoln, is sponsoring a bill that would give more rights to condo dwellers. /

Legislation aims to boost<br> R.I. condo owners’ rights

As condominiums become an ever-larger part of Rhode Island’s housing market, a Lincoln Democrat is seeking to enhance condo dwellers’ legal rights on two...

Crime ring used Schwab, TD Ameritrade in fraud

An Eastern European crime ring netted at least $733,000 in illegal profit using trading accounts at TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. and six other firms,...

URI connects students with scientists at sea

SMITHFIELD – The University of Rhode Island’s Office of Marine Programs has entered a partnership with the Smithfield schools to enable students to interact,...

UMass–Dartmouth head calls for new thinking

DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Jean F. MacCormack, chancellor of the University of Massachusetts–Dartmouth, urged the campus community in a speech last month to become more...

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