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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the case to raise interest rates is getting stronger as the U.S. economy approaches the central bank’s goals. more
Cash sales declined for homes in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area in May by 8.8 percentage points compared with May 2015, CoreLogic said this week. more
Dunkin’ Donuts cold-brew coffee is hot. more
The U.S. economy grew less than previously reported last quarter on lower government outlays and a bigger depletion of inventories, capping a sluggish first-half performance propped up mainly by consumer spending. more
(Updated 12:42 p.m.) Johnson & Wales University announced Thursday its new Center for Science and Innovation has been named after John J. Bowen, the school’s chancellor, in honor of the work he has done in that position. more
Which startup this year has the best business pitch in Rhode Island? Six Rhode Island entrepreneurs hope to answer that question next month during the “Get Started RI” business pitch competition hosted by Cox Business and Inc. Magazine. more
Two Federal Reserve officials argued the case for another interest rate increase in interviews on the eve of an eagerly awaited speech by Chair Janet Yellen in Jackson Hole, Wyo., that will be scoured for hints of a move that could come as soon as September. more
Chef Walter Potenza is very familiar with the reign of central Italy that has suffered through a severe earthquake. He was born in a town about an hour east of the village of Amatrice that was virtually leveled when the quake struck. more
Three pieces of economic data released Thursday are good signs for the U.S. economy. more
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
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