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Former chairman and CEO of Hasbro Inc., Alan G. Hassenfeld, and current chairmen of the Hassenfeld Family Initiatives talks to PBN about topics ranging from prospects for Middle East peace to "social philanthropy" to the fact that it's still "pay to play" in Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island ranked 35th in the nation for an 8.9 percent decline in exports through the first 10 months of 2015 compared with the same period last year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
Charles Scrap Metal of Providence has merged with Berger Recycling, and the two companies are operating under the banner of Berger Recycling. more
America’s merchandise trade deficit shrank to $60.5 billion in November from $61.3 billion the prior month, advanced data issued by the Commerce Department showed on Tuesday. more
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The trade deficit unexpectedly widened in October as weaker foreign orders for U.S. goods and services outweighed a cooling in imports. more
Rhode Island ranked 34th in the nation for its lack of export growth during the first nine months of the year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
One big piece of news in the past couple of weeks has been the release of a new paper by recent economics Nobel winner Angus Deaton and his co-author Anne Case. The paper highlights a very disturbing trend – death rates are increasing for white … more
(Updated, 1:45 p.m., Nov. 14) The recently completed Trans-Pacific Partnership has benefits for Rhode Island businesses and communities as it will eliminate all foreign import taxes on industrial and consumer goods, according to the U.S. Commercial Service. more
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