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WEDNESDAY'S SELLOFF in U.S. equity markets continue a recent trend, as rising interest rates and continuing trade spats injected uncertainty into world markets. / BLOOMBERGE NEWS PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

U.S. stocks plunge most since Feb.

NEW YORK – United States stocks tumbled the most since February as fresh concern about the impact of the trade war with China roiled...
EXPEDITED SHIPPING: AVTECH Software President and Chief Operating Officer Richard Grundy, left, and Marketing and Channel Communications Manager Russell Benoit at the company’s Warren office. AVTECH recently opened a distribution facility in Shannon, Ireland, to provide a cheaper, expedited means of shipping its products to its European customers. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

AVTECH opens distribution center in Ireland

For years, AVTECH Software Inc. has built a customer base in Europe and beyond, for its primary product, the Room Alert environmental-monitoring system.But the...

U.S. and Canada reach trade deal to keep NAFTA trilateral

NEW YORK - United States President Donald Trump is set to sign a successor to the North American Free Trade Agreement that will make...
THE DEATH OF Raymond W. Fogarty, director of the John H. Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, was confirmed by the school Friday morning. PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Raymond W. Fogarty, director of Bryant’s Chafee Center, dead at 61

SMITHFIELD – Bryant University has confirmed the death of Raymond W. Fogarty, director of the school’s John H. Chafee Center for International Business.Fogarty, who...

U.S. choosing slow economic growth

It worked in the 1990s: The U.S. economy continued to grow strongly for several years even after it showed signs of capacity constraints and...
CHINA RESPONDED to the most recent round of tariffs from President Donald Trump with retaliatory tariff action against $60 billion of U.S. goods. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/OILAI SHEN

Have the tariffs levied so far affected your company, or will...

As the trade war continues to expand the size and scope of tariffs, economic models predict that more pieces of the American economy will...
AS THE PERIOD FOR comment on a planned $200 billion of tariffs on Chinese goods ended, it was said that President Donald Trump is willing to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping as the two nations square off. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/QILAI SHEN

Kudlow says U.S. willing to talk with China as tariffs loom...

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump is willing to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping as the two nations square off over trade, but...
THE U.S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE estimated that $59 million in Rhode Island exports are at risk for tariff retaliation due to tariffs announced by the Trump Administration.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Tariffs threaten to impact $59M of R.I....

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimated that Rhode Island has $59.3 million in exports threatened by tariff retaliation due to announced U.S....
TRADE WAR LOOMING? President Donald Trump's imposition of tariffs on certain goods has had the effect of other countries applying duties to certain American goods. Will his policy affect local jobs in the coming months and years? / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/T.J. KIRKPATRICK

Will a tariff trade war negatively affect your job?

Type “trade war” into the Bloomberg News wire search and you get 2,206 hits. It is not a topic that is short on press coverage....
HOLIDAY CHEER: Moran Shipping Agencies staff members celebrate the company’s Christmas party at GPub in Providence.
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Moran Shipping Agencies Inc.

BEST PLACES TO WORK 2018 10. SMALL COMPANIES | Moran Shipping Agencies Inc. Employees in R.I.: 34 President and CEO James A. Black Questions answered by: Douglas W....
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