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Wholesale prices in the United States unexpectedly fell in July by the most in almost a year, a sign inflation is likely to stay muted. more
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston joined local and state leaders on Friday to celebrate seven Rhode Island municipalities selected as design-grant recipients of the Working Cities Challenge, a cross-sector collaborative designed to improve the lives of low-income people in small- to mid-sized cities. more
Consumer confidence in the United States rose less than forecast in August, reflecting a pullback in views on personal finances among younger Americans. more
Partisan conflict among U.S. political leaders in 2016 is higher than any election year since at least 1984, offering another hurdle for the economy seven years after the last recession. more
Rhode Island is the 10th worst state to make a living, according to Forbes. more
Macy’s Inc. surged in early trading after making progress in slowing its sales declines and announcing a plan to close 14 percent of its stores to revive profit growth. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was little changed last week, holding near four-decade lows that highlight strength in the job market. more
Even as the initial craze for Pokemon Go wanes, companies that sell merchandise tied to the augmented-reality game are benefiting. more
The IYRS School of Technology & Trades is preparing a significant expansion of its programming and campus in Newport, including adding a 20,000-square-foot facility to house its School of Composites Technology and School of Marine Systems. more
Rhode Island has the 10th highest first-mortgage write-off rate in the nation at 4.5 basis points, Equifax Inc. said Wednesday. more
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