Updated February 27 at 3:46pm
Economic Activity
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Cash sales accounted for 21.2 percent of total home sales in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area in August, a 3.5 percentage point decrease compared with August 2015, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Minutes of the Federal Reserve’s November policy meeting are likely to confirm that officials were creeping closer to their first interest-rate increase in a year before the Nov. 8 election, and developments since have only served to bolster the case for a hike. more
Rhode Island officials on Tuesday met in Newport to kick off Small Business Saturday, a movement designed to support small businesses during the holiday season. more
(Updated 9:36 a.m.) Six companies will share more than $275,000 through the next round of Innovation Voucher awards to leverage research and development partnerships with local universities or institutions: Aquanis LLC, MindImmune Therapeutics Inc., NanoSoft LLC, ProThera Biologics Inc., PowerDocks LLC and Videology Imaging Solutions Inc. more
Crossroads Rhode Island held a ribbon cutting on Monday for its newest affordable housing development, Whitmarsh House Apartments at 528 Dexter St., that features 11 efficiency apartments for chronically homeless individuals and youth age 18-24. more
A coalition of several Newport-based entities and the Economic Development Foundation of Rhode Island will seek $2.1 million in Rebuild Rhode Island tax credits to create an innovation center. more
U.S. stocks rose toward their record high, led by energy companies, as oil jumped on optimism OPEC will agree to cut output. The dollar halted its longest winning streak versus the euro. more
Gasoline prices fell 3 cents in Rhode Island, and 4 cents in Massachusetts this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Strong lottery growth in North America and Italy boosted revenue for International Game Technology PLC in the third quarter, the company said Monday. more
The U.S. is home to a working class suffering from stagnant incomes and declining job prospects—widespread struggles that helped elect Republican Donald Trump. more
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