Updated October 9 at 6:09pm
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The U.S. is supposed to be six years away from the worst of the financial crisis and ensuing recession, but Americans don’t seem to be feeling at all sure that the economy is recovering. more
Consumer confidence unexpectedly fell in May by the most in more than two years as Americans’ views on the economy dimmed. more
Govs. Gina M. Raimondo of Rhode Island and Charlie Baker of Massachusetts will headline the inaugural Regional Governors Panel at the 30th Annual World Trade Day at Bryant University on Wednesday. more
The city has approved a new, standardized tax stabilization ordinance to promote business investment, one that provides administrative approval for projects of at least $250,000. more
A special business-development session for defense industry manufacturers will be held next week through STEAM Engine USA. more
Since May 5, thousands of visitors have flocked to the Volvo Ocean Race Village at Fort Adams State Park, but downtown merchants said they had mixed experiences in welcoming the tourists. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, pushing the average over the past month to the lowest level in 15 years and underscoring labor-market strength. more
American shoppers’ reluctance to open their wallets has economists stumped. more
The promoter of “Ironman” events will forfeit $2.8 million raised from an illegal lottery that gave athletes a chance to enter its annual championship in Hawaii. more
Providence College contributed nearly $200 million to the economies of the state of Rhode Island and the city of Providence in fiscal 2014, according to a study by the college’s Office of Public Affairs, Community and Government Relations. more
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