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In the retirement security Olympics, it’s a sweep for northern Europe. Norway, Switzerland and Iceland won the top three spots in Natixis Global Asset Management’s fourth annual ranking, released Tuesday. more
New-home construction in the United States rose more than forecast in June, providing some momentum for residential real estate near the end of its busy selling season. more
Coleman Realtors LLC has joined Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty, expanding the firm’s presence in Rhode Island. The firm has grown from four offices located in Charlestown, Narragansett, Providence and Westerly, to six, with new offices opening in Barrington and East Greenwich. more
Bank of America Corp., the second-biggest U.S. bank by assets, posted higher profit in each of its four main businesses as bond-trading revenue increased more than analysts estimated. more
Self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline fell 2 cents and 3 cents in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, respectively, this week. more
The Rhode Island Outdoor Recreation Council has released its interim report on the state of recreation in Rhode Island. more
Consumer confidence in the U.S. dropped in July as U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union flustered high-income earners. more
Manufacturing in the U.S. last month posted the strongest advance since January, helped by automobile production and a sign domestic demand is improving. more
FALL RIVER – An Amazon.com Inc. facility will open on Sept. 21, hiring 500 warehouse workers making $12.75 to $14.74 an hour. A team from Amazon on July 6 held the first of four briefings in the city. It met with 200 people in the … more
It makes perfect sense in a state that not that long ago had the highest unemployment rate in the nation that creating jobs is a major public-policy focus. It also makes sense that high-wage jobs should be a priority, given that the cost of … more
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