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The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area had the largest unemployment rate decrease out of 48 metropolitan areas in the country with 1 million or more people in December at 2.9 percentage points, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Public transit use in the U.S. jumped to the highest yearly level since 1956 last year, shrugging off a plunge in gasoline prices. more
Airbus Group NV said it sold additional shares in Dassault Aviation SA, cutting its holding in the maker of the Rafale fighter to 24.6 percent and using the proceeds to fund growth. more
Gas prices rose by a cent in Rhode Island, and fell by a cent in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey of gasoline prices. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders unexpectedly fell in May, reflecting cooling sales and slower buyer traffic, a sign the residential real-estate market will take time to gain momentum. more
South Korea’s military is buying one of the top anti-armor weapons developed by the Pentagon, a Textron Inc. system designed to destroy tanks and vehicles. more
Exports from Rhode Island climbed 10.5 percent in March compared with the previous month, ending three consecutive months of export declines, according to an e-forecasting.com report released May 27. more
Gilbane Building Co. has named Michael McKelvy its new president and chief operating officer, the first non-family member to hold that position since the company’s founding in 1873. McKelvy joins Gilbane as William J. Gilbane Jr., who has served as president and COO since 2004, prepares to transition into a new role as the company’s vice chairman. more
General Electric Co., which is working to refine its offer for Alstom SA’s energy assets, will present new terms on Thursday as it seeks to thwart a counter bid by Siemens AG, said two people familiar with the matter. more
Rhode Island exports declined 7.1 percent in April compared with the previous month but increased 10.5 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to an e-forecasting.com report released June 17. more
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