Updated December 5 at 11:05am
Economic Activity
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Minutes of the Federal Reserve’s November policy meeting are likely to confirm that officials were creeping closer to their first interest-rate increase in a year before the Nov. 8 election, and developments since have only served to bolster the case for a hike. more
Rhode Island officials on Tuesday met in Newport to kick off Small Business Saturday, a movement designed to support small businesses during the holiday season. more
Six companies will share more than $275,000 through the next round of Innovation Voucher awards to leverage research and development partnerships with local universities or institutions: Aquanis LLC, MindImmune Therapeutics Inc., NanoSoft LLC, ProThera Biologics Inc., PowerDocks LLC and Videology Imaging Solutions Inc. more
It's become a favorite holiday tradition around these parts: wait for the National Retail Federation annual holiday spending forecast each October, then write a few choice words about why their forecast track record is even worse. more
The Washington Trust Co. commercial real estate division recently provided $6 million to finance a Waterbury, Conn., shopping center. more
Abigail P. Johnson is taking full control of Fidelity Investments as the money management giant faces intense competition for assets and clients from rivals, including Vanguard Group and BlackRock Inc. more
Crossroads Rhode Island held a ribbon cutting on Monday for its newest affordable housing development, Whitmarsh House Apartments at 528 Dexter St., that features 11 efficiency apartments for chronically homeless individuals and youth age 18-24. more
A coalition of several Newport-based entities and the Economic Development Foundation of Rhode Island will seek $2.1 million in Rebuild Rhode Island tax credits to create an innovation center. more
U.S. stocks rose toward their record high, led by energy companies, as oil jumped on optimism OPEC will agree to cut output. The dollar halted its longest winning streak versus the euro. more
Money Magazine last month named Webster Bank best bank in New England for 2016-17. more
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