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Wholesale prices in the U.S. rose in May as the biggest jump in fuel costs in at least five years swamped muted advances in other categories. more
It’s the one chart that keeps Stan Humphries up at night. more
A project that will convert a vacant office building downtown into rental apartments will come with assistance from a city tax stabilization agreement that defers full taxes for 10 years, under a plan approved Thursday by City Council’s finance committee. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza signed a $696 million budget for fiscal 2016 on Thursday that he said takes a “major step” in addressing the city’s fiscal woes. more
Cash sales made up 29.5 percent of all home sales in Rhode Island in March, and 32.7 percent of all home sales in the Providence-Fall-River-Warwick metropolitan area, according to data released Thursday by CoreLogic. more
The American consumer, missing in action for much of 2015, showed up in May. more
Rhode Island ranked 29th nationally and third in New England for its economic growth of 1.2 percent in 2014, according to data released Wednesday by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis. more
Wages and salaries advanced in the first quarter at the fastest pace since 2006, indicating American companies are having to offer bigger paychecks to attract skilled workers. more
New England Emergency Medical Training, an EMT/paramedic training school, has been acquired by Carol Mansfield, CEO of three ambulance firms in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. more
“Leadership New England,” a study of nonprofits in the region, reports that two-thirds of more than 1,200 surveyed executives, or about 64 percent, plan to leave their jobs within the next five years, but the percentage in Rhode Island is closer to 83 percent. more
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