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The first Black Friday in the U.S. since the mass introduction of credit and debit cards with chips promises to baffle shoppers who find some stores using the new technology and others only accepting swipes. more
A few weeks ago, I described why this economic recovery remains doubted and unloved. The improvements have been very unevenly distributed, with wide disparities based on education level, geographic location and industry. Some peoples’ recoveries are far worse than others. more
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center has awarded Systems Engineering Associates Corp. a five-year, $7 million contract for services rendered in support of its Weapons Analysis Facility. more
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston joined eight other reserve banks in requesting a quarter percentage-point increase in the discount rate before the Oct. 27-28 meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee. more
Consumer confidence unexpectedly declined in November to the lowest level in more than a year as Americans grew less enthusiastic about the labor-market outlook. more
Providence is the 11th best city in the country for shopping local this holiday season, according to Yelp, which analyzed millions of online reviews on its website to come up with its findings. 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
Sales of single-family homes in Rhode Island continued their yearly rise in October, up nearly 8 percent from last year. more
Twenty-six Real Jobs RI grant recipients were announced Monday by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the congressional delegation. more
Travelers will experience the lowest gasoline prices since 2008 this week, as prices fell 3 cents from last week in Rhode Island, and decreased 1 cent in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
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