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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Financial Services

UMass study: Casinos could bring $500M in tax revenue to state

DARTMOUTH – If commercial resort casinos were built at Suffolk Downs and in southeastern and western Massachusetts, they would generate as much as $500...

Citizens boosts earnings in 2Q, but only after cuts

Citizens Financial Group has reduced its work force by 900 jobs since June 2006, helping the bank post $1.48 billion in earnings for the...

Beacon report is damning, but response is muted

Nineteen months after a whistleblower’s allegations sparked a probe into The Beacon Mutual Insurance Co., and more than a year after an independent team...
Lauren Palazzi, a recently promoted senior assistant accountant, and Sharon Kennedy, a partner, work in Kennedy's office at Piccerelli & Gilstein in Providence. /

Wanted: A new generation of CPAs for R.I., nation

When Frank DeLuca gets word that a seasoned accountant might be looking for a job, he doesn’t waste time. It’s not easy to find...

Providence Equity joins in CDW purchase

VERNON HILLS, Ill. – Shareholders of CDW Corp., a B2B provider of technology products and services, have approved the company’s sale to VH Holdings...
Citizens Exec Katherine Ferguson McKenzie says getting a business perspective on issues is helpful to the school board. /

Citizens exec relishes Providence School Board work

Katherine Ferguson McKenzie Position: Group executive vice president of human resources, Citizens Financial Group; Providence School Board member Background: Katherine McKenzie joined Citizens in September...

BankFive joins SBA program for military personnel

FALL RIVER - BankFive has been designated an authorized lender for the U.S. Small Business Administration's Patriot Express Loan program, designed to help veterans...

Providence Equity invests in NBC-News Corp. venture

PROVIDENCE – Providence Equity Partners has been reported to have invested $100 million in the as-yet unnamed Web site being developed jointly by NBC...
TRADERS ARE BUSY on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as equities extend a rally that started Monday. /

Stocks back up as subprime shock <br>seen as less damaging

NEW YORK - Diminishing concern that subprime mortgage losses will hurt corporate earnings at homebuilders and financial companies have driven U.S. stocks higher today....

Kopin 2Q revenue increases, final report pending

TAUNTON, MASS. – Kopin Corp. today reported increased revenue for its second quarter in a preliminary report. Final results will be included in the...
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