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A multifamily rental market report indicates rents are rising in most areas of the Northeast, including in Rhode Island, where they have climbed an average of 6 percent in four years. more
(Updated 2:19 and 3:50 p.m.) The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $5.25 million to Rhode Island to support the new “Real Jobs Rhode Island” initiative, according to the governor’s office. more
A generation of economists trained to believe that trade had little to do with the long decline in high-paying U.S. factory jobs is changing its mind. more
Rhode Island’s jobless rate for May dipped below 6 percent, to 5.9 percent, for the first time since 2007, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
Providence was among 319 U.S. counties that experienced employment increases year over year in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said. more
Consumer confidence stabilized after falling a record nine straight weeks as Americans became less downbeat about the economy. more
CVS Health Corp., National Grid, UnitedHealth Group and Schneider Electric all made Newsweek’s list of the top 500 green companies in the world. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed for unemployment benefits last week, a sign labor market momentum continues to strengthen. more
The cost of living in the U.S. excluding food and fuel rose less than forecast in May, a sign inflation may take time to meet the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Oil supplies are abundant. America’s refiners are running the hardest in 10 years. So why isn’t the country awash in gasoline? more
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