Updated February 26 at 12:37pm
Economic Activity
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The world’s working-age population is shrinking faster than expected, leaving fewer people to support a growing number of seniors, according to the Bloomberg Sunset Index. more
Verizon Communications Inc., the biggest U.S. wireless provider, will start selling a package that includes unlimited data, a tacit acknowledgment that smaller competitors have struck a chord with consumers who want to stream video without worrying about exceeding a cap. more
While Rhode Island’s economy ended the year with positive momentum, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro is not quite ready to say the state is on a permanent road to recovery. more
Public tours of the “Superman” building at 111 Westminster St. are being offered again. more
Rhode Island is among the top 10 states where teachers get paid the most, according to a GOBankingRates study released this week. more
As Rhode Islanders dig out from yesterday’s blizzard, the National Weather Service says more snow is forecast for tonight, and for Sunday night into Monday morning. more
Consumer confidence retreated in February from a 13-year high, as Americans tempered expectations of their finances and the economy. more
Good news for ratepayers. New Englanders could pay less to keep the lights on in three years. more
U.S. stocks rose to records, the dollar erased losses and Treasuries fell after President Donald Trump signaled long-awaited details on promised tax cuts would emerge within weeks. more
Applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. unexpectedly declined last week to an almost three-month low, echoing a vibrant job market. more
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