Tuesday, March 5, 2024

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON CEO Jim Zeimer has been named to Textron's board of directors. /

Harley-Davidson CEO joins Textron board

PROVIDENCE – Textron Inc. yesterday announced the election of James L. Ziemer to the company’s board of directors, effective today. His addition brings the...
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Markets ‘working well,’ Fed chief says

WASHINGTON – The nation’s financial markets “seem to be working well” after yesterday’s global selloff, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke told the U.S....

Belo names new president, ends monthly reports

DALLAS – Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC), parent of The Providence Journal Co. and other media firms, today announced that Dunia A. Shive, 46, will...

Belo Corp. completes New Orleans TV deal

DALLAS – Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC), parent of The Providence Journal Co., this week completed its purchase of MyNetwork TV affiliate WUPL-TV in New...
TRADERS WORK the floor of the New York Stock Exchange yesterday, when 'extraordinary heavy trading' erased this year's gains and caused problems with Dow Jones, NYSE and Nasdaq data reporting. /

Computer problems blamed<br> for Dow’s sudden drop

NEW YORK – Computer malfunctions due to heavy trading in yesterday’s global selloff made the Dow Jones Industrial Average appear to plummet 178 points...

U.S. markets lose $600B in global plunge

The Dow Jones Industrial Average today fell as much as 546 points – the most since New York’s first trading day after the terrorist...

Pt. Judith capital raises $73M fund

PROVIDENCE – Point Judith Capital today announced it has raised $73 million with its most recent fund. The early-stage venture capital firm said it...
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Kopin to retain stock’s listing on Nasdaq

TAUNTON – Kopin Corp. has been granted an extension to meet the qualifications for retaining its common stock’s listing on Nasdaq, the company said...
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‘Factoring’ receivables into working capital

Like nearly every business, yours needs working capital. The problem is, your cash receipts from customers tend to come in more slowly than your...
THE MERGER announced in November by CVS Corp. president and Thomas M. Ryan, left, and Mac Crawford, his counterpart at Caremark Rx, now will go before shareholders in March. /

Caremark shareholders to vote March 16

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Caremark Rx Inc. (NYSE: CMX) has rescheduled its shareholder vote on the proposed merger with CVS Corp. (NYSE: CVS) for Friday,...
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