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Proposals soon will be requested from industry, academic and research partners to develop a new Innovation Campus, according to the R.I. Commerce Corp. more
The U.S. economy is poised to deliver on the Federal Reserve’s economic forecast for this year. more
Michael D. Ice is a professor of finance at the University of Rhode Island. Ice talks with Providence Business News periodically about capital markets and monetary policy, and today discusses federal rate increases and how they might impact the economy. more
(Updated 1:40 p.m.) The Newport Shipyard is seeking state permission to expand its capacity to accommodate larger yachts, according to an application before the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council. more
President Donald Trump complains regularly about what he calls “fake news.” What’s got some statisticians worried, though, is the risk of doctored economic data coming from the administration itself. more
The Raimondo administration will ask state lawmakers this year to modify state laws authorizing various economic development programs to encourage small manufacturers to apply for incentives. more
Dozens of currency traders at some of the world’s biggest banks, from Credit Suisse Group AG to Bank of America Corp., have been named in a South African probe into an alleged scheme by the dealers to manipulate the value of the rand. more
The six largest U.S. banks could see annual profit jump by an average of 14 percent if President Donald Trump delivers on his promise to cut corporate taxes. more
Kevin Drum spots a great quote from Republican Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., who is concerned about Republican hypocrisy: “I hope we’re not going to a place where all of the sudden, because we’re in office, we don’t think the deficit matters anymore.” more
For a glimpse at how Donald Trump’s “America first” approach to immigrants may affect the meat industry in the United States - the world’s largest beef producer - look no further than across the northern border to Canada. more
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