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Blade by blade, General Electric Co. is building part of its future a few miles off the Rhode Island coast, turning a one-time piece of Enron Corp. into a global renewable-energy business. more
For the Federal Reserve to succeed in its mandated bid to anchor inflation higher, it needs to overcome a big demographic hurdle: millennials don’t expect prices to rise anytime soon. more
Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections increased 3.1 percent year over year in May, and nearly 8 percent when comparing the first 11 months of the fiscal year with the same time frame last year, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
AstroNova Inc. saw a 10.6 percent increase in profit and 5.9 percent revenue increase in the second quarter that ended June 30. more
Home prices in the U.S. rose 5.6 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, extending gains that have cut into affordability for many buyers. more
The foreclosure rate among outstanding mortgage loans in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area fell to 1.42 percent in June, a decrease of 0.22 percentage points from June 2015, CoreLogic said Wednesday. more
The third annual Design Week celebrating the design industry in Rhode Island will be held Sept. 14-25. more
(Updated 2:53 p.m.) The most popular credit card type in Rhode Island is one that facilitates a balance transfer, according to NerdWallet. more
The number of homes sold in Massachusetts dropped for the first time this year in July, by 12.5 percent compared with July 2015, The Warren Group said Tuesday. more
Purchases of new U.S. homes unexpectedly jumped in July to the highest level in almost nine years, led by soaring demand in the nation’s south and adding to signs of persistent housing-market strength. more
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