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Jarden Corp. agreed to buy Yankee Candle for $1.75 billion, making its biggest acquisition to add the 43-year-old scented candle maker to its collection of more than 120 consumer brands. more
Capital Properties Inc. profits plummeted in the second quarter of 2013, falling 56.6 percent to $251,000, or 4 cents per share, from $578,000, or 9 cents per share, the company announced Monday. more
Bank of America Corp. was sued by the U.S. for allegedly hiding risks from investors in a 2008 deal for $850 million of bonds backed by residential mortgages. more
After a full year’s delay, the Securities and Exchange Commission recently lifted a ban on general solicitations for certain private-securities offerings. Yet in doing so, the commission proposed a set of rules – effective in late September – that threaten to institutionalize the very ban that was supposed to be eliminated. And it reinforced an unfair regulatory bias against less-wealthy investors that has persisted for far too long. more
U.S. stocks fell, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index headed for its worst month since May 2012, as investors weighed a … more
On Sept. 11, 2001, Howard Lutnick, the chief executive of Cantor Fitzgerald LP, lost 658 employees, including his brother, at the World Trade Center. more
The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced enforcement actions against 23 companies, including New York-based D.E. Shaw Group, which has investments in Rhode Island. more
Owners of about 45 Turkish private-equity investments will probably consider sales in the next two years as buyout firms take advantage of an improving economy. more
Shane Brady describes himself and Chris Starr as “mill guys.” more
A few blocks south of the chewed up swath of land where Interstate 195 used to run through Providence’s Jewelry District is another dusty, vacant lot in need of a productive use: the former Ward Baking Co. Property. more
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