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Consumer purchases climbed a bit more than anticipated in June, exceeding a gain in incomes that prompted American households to tap into savings. more
Gasoline prices fell 1 cent in Rhode Island and 6 cents in Massachusetts this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
McDonald’s Corp. is removing artificial preservatives from Chicken McNuggets, its most popular menu item, in a bid to attract consumers looking for healthier, less processed food. more
A gauge of the dollar held close to its weakest level in a month after traders pushed expectations for a Federal Reserve interest-rate increase out to at least mid-2017. more
At the end of a trip home to see the family, even an employed millennial is occasionally slipped some cash from a loving, if somewhat concerned, parent. But in a couple years, many of those on the receiving end expect those roles to be reversed. more
The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is just days away, and while a number of corporate executives are expecting athletes' glory to rub off on their companies, others are telling shareholders to prepare for a tough quarter. more
The Massachusetts economy will continue to expand over the next six months “at a moderate pace,” but the tightening labor market and slower worldwide economic growth are expected to restrain growth, according to the MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index. more
Malala Yousafzai, the 19-year-old Pakistani girls’ and children’s education activist, addressed a sold-out crowd at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Thursday evening where she talked about women’s equality and the impact of education in fighting terrorism. more
Capital Properties, which owns a significant part of the Capital Center Special Development District in Providence as well as a petroleum storage facility in East Providence, reported increases in net income and revenue in the second quarter that ended June 30. more
A U.S. District Court judge sided with plaintiffs who want to stop the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe from building its $1 billion First Light Resort and Casino here. more
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