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The recent release of Institutional Investor Alpha’s hedge-fund survey has everyone asking how the fund managers continue to make so much money. Academics and journalists alike point out that hedge funds, as a class, haven’t delivered above-market after-fee returns for quite some time. more
Lending to small businesses through U.S. Small Business Administration programs is on the upswing in Rhode Island, thanks in large measure to the efforts of community banks, although a traditional SBA powerhouse is back on course in the Ocean State. more
(Updated, 3:19 p.m.) Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee on Tuesday issued a statement defending the need for Rhode Island to repay the 38 Studios moral obligation bonds and criticizing gubernatorial candidates Cranston Mayor Allan W. Fung and Ken Block, who have voiced opposition to repayment. more
Democratic Aquidneck Island representative talks about her legislation encouraging angel investment in Rhode Island. more
The Slater Technology Fund will invest an additional $100,000 in local e-commerce technology firm Absolute Commerce, bringing Slater’s total investment in the company to $350,000, Slater announced Tuesday. more
Paul Volcker hasn’t endeared himself to Wall Street bond dealers. That’s just fine with Fidelity Investments. more
Startups are a spark on Rhode Island’s business landscape, and angel capital is critical in getting these often innovative ventures launched. more
The Washington Trust Co. moved to the top of the list in profits in 2013 among 10 Rhode Island-based banks, while the previous year’s most profitable, RBS Citizens Financial Group, dropped to the bottom, according to the latest Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. industry report. more
PROVIDENCE – A state representative has introduced legislation aimed at encouraging so-called “angel” investors to give backing to Rhode Island businesses. more
Investment strategies that use computer models to decide when to buy and sell securities based on historical market trends are usually unsupported scientifically because of back-testing … more
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