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UnitedHealth Group Inc. agreed to buy Catamaran Corp. for about $12.8 billion, bulking up its drug- benefits business to get better negotiating power in talks with pharmaceutical companies over prices. more
Heads of Citizens Private Bank & Trust discusses the growing need for retirement planning and wealth-management advice. more
Washington Trust Bancorp Inc. on Tuesday announced the signing of an agreement to acquire a Connecticut-based investment advisory firm with more than $850 million in assets under management, effectively growing the bank’s wealth management division. more
Bank of America Corp., Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are among 22 financial companies accused of colluding to manipulate auctions of U.S. Treasury securities in a lawsuit filed by investors. more
The Rhode Island School of Design’s board of trustees last week voted unanimously to divest the college endowment’s direct investments in fossil-fuel extraction company stocks and bonds. more
For decades now, finance professors, financial journalists, Jack Bogle and Vanguard have been trying to hammer it into your head: Active management is bad. Don’t pick stocks. Diversify. Buy low-cost index funds and exchange-traded funds. more
It has been nearly three-and-a-half years since Rhode Island was awarded $13.1 million through the federal State Small Business Credit Initiative. more
I still remember that day in the spring of 2000. I was sitting in my dorm room at Stanford University when I heard people shouting in the hall. more
Qatar-owned broadcaster beIN Sports is in advanced talks to buy Turkey’s biggest pay-TV platform Digiturk, two people with knowledge of the matter said. more
Michelle Russo started her hotel real estate asset-management company with two employees, three client hotels and discussions over her grandmother's kitchen table in Tiverton. Twelve years later, hotelAVE manages more than $4 billion in … more
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