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The British vote to exit – or Brexit – the European Union last month roiled public pension systems, as uncertainty in the international marketplace sent investors scurrying for less-volatile asset classes. Seth Magaziner, Rhode Island’s general treasurer, oversees the state’s $7.5 billion public pension system. He talks with Providence Business News about Brexit, pension performance through the fiscal year that ended June 30 and the effectiveness of its current asset allocation and assumed rate of return. more
This has been a very noisy few months in terms of the information that investors have to think about. The U.S elections have been a wild ride -- surprising and, in many ways, unprecedented. … more
Look out Caterpillar Inc., Textron Inc. and Deere & Co.: You’re showing the telltale signs that you might be targeted by activist investors. more
Bank of America Corp.’s second-quarter trading revenue is on track to rise by “mid-single digits,” CEO Brian Moynihan said Thursday, following optimistic comments a day earlier from JPMorgan Chase & Co. more
Fitch Ratings Inc. affirmed a BBB+ rating with a stable outlook on $67.1 million in outstanding airport revenue debt issued by the R.I. Commerce Corp. more
United Natural Foods Inc. reported an 8.3 percent drop in profit, but slightly higher revenue, in its third quarter earnings report released Monday. more
Henry A. “Bud” Violet is president of the Providence-based Ocean State Business Development Authority. He talks with Providence Business News about a new 504 refinancing program approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration last month. more
United Natural Foods Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Haddon House Food Products Inc. for approximately $217.5 million. more
What three words best describe your staff? Exceptional, outstanding, unbeatable. What three words would your staff use to describe work? Challenging, rewarding, fulfilling. How do you recognize individual … more
Phew. Somehow, I survived the uncertainty and anxiety of what economists like me often regard as an inefficient tradition: spending hours looking for the right holiday gifts. Fortunately, this year's trials and tribulations provided me with a few … more
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