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The pace of online spending slowed on Cyber Monday after consumers started their Internet shopping earlier over the weekend, turning to their smartphones to pick up deals, according to International Business Machines Corp. more
UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s Oxford unit, which runs health plans in the northeastern U.S., will favor Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s new cholesterol-cutting shot over a similar treatment made by Amgen Inc. more
The U.S. economy expanded at a faster pace in the third quarter than previously reported, reflecting a smaller hit from efforts to rein in bloated inventories. more
Brown University made it into the top 10 on Forbes’ list of America’s Top Colleges for 2015, released Thursday. The school’s 2015 showing is part of an upward trend over the last four years on the Forbes’ list, which came in at No. 13 last year, No. 12 in 2013 and No. 19 in 2012. more
Fewer Americans lined up last week to file for jobless benefits, highlighting the persistent strength of the labor market. more
Cash sales in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area accounted for 31.4 percent of total home sales in June, a 4.4 percentage point increase compared with June 2014, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Dominion Resources Inc., owner of Virginia’s largest utility, plans to solicit another round of bids for an offshore wind farm after rejecting an earlier proposal that was too expensive. The … more
The residential real estate market continued to strengthen in the third quarter, compared with sales last year, with increased activity across all categories of housing types, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
High winds and expensive electricity make Block Island a good site for the first U.S. offshore wind farm. For the same reasons, Long Island may be next. more
Top officials from 12 Asia-Pacific nations formally kicked off a four-day bid to hammer out a massive but so far elusive free-trade agreement that has been in the works for six years. more
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