Updated January 18 at 10:18am
Economic Activity
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America’s service providers expanded more than forecast last month, spurred by an upturn in orders that coincided with stepped-up demand at the nation’s factories. more
The new year is bringing news of retail store closings. more
Rhode Island had nearly the same amount of moves into and out of the state in 2016, according to Atlas Van Lines’ annual migration study. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined to the lowest level in eight weeks, showing volatility typical around the holiday period. more
Bouckaert Industrial Textiles, a roll good manufacturer of nonwoven textiles, has purchased a new manufacturing line that will allow it to expand its production capacity this year, and will add 15 new specialized jobs. more
Newly nestled in the city’s Fox Point neighborhood, Persimmon was named Rhode Island’s top eco-friendly, farm-to-table restaurant in a list of each state’s best locavore restaurant by Travel + Leisure. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is not the best place for job seekers in 2017, according to WalletHub. more
Foreclosure petitions in Massachusetts fell nearly 16 percent over the year in November, The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, said Wednesday. more
If excellence is not an act but a habit, the economists and analysts below fit the bill: they've clinched the No. 1 spot in Bloomberg's ranking for their indicator based on two years of consistently close forecasts. more
The Newport Art Museum has received a gift of nearly $5 million, the largest donation in its history, from an anonymous benefactor. more
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