Updated October 6 at 10:06am
Economic Activity
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Treasuries fell, led by five-year notes, as a report showed retail sales rose more than forecast last month, adding to speculation an improving U.S. economy will position the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next year. more
Rocky Point will open to the public on Oct. 25 for the first time in two decades so visitors can see how it is being redeveloped into a coastal state park. more
UnitedHealth Group Inc., the biggest U.S. health insurer by sales, raised its profit forecast after quarterly earnings beat analyst estimates as more people signed up for Medicaid services under Obamacare. more
Nearly 300 job seekers attended an informational job fair at Newport Grand on Wednesday, according to a press release from Jobs for Newport. more
Rhode Island homeowners pay 8 percent more for homeowner’s insurance after making a claim, according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report, a figure that is below the national average of 9 percent. more
Rhode Island ranked 29th on the annual Opportunity Index, released Monday from the national campaign, Opportunity Nation. more
The owner of Checkmaster Payroll Services pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Monday to defrauding seven businesses and the Seekonk, Mass., Water District of more than $1.2 million in federal payroll taxes that were supposed to have been paid to the Internal Revenue Service. more
The city has been chosen as a host for first- and second-round games of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in March 2016, and the event is expected to generate $3.5 million in economic impacts. more
Operation Stand Down Rhode Island has opened its latest housing project, offering veterans a new three-building property featuring 10 apartments, including four family units, in Westerly. more
Ira C. Magaziner will serve as keynote speaker for “Putting Health Care Reform in Context: A Civil Discussion” at Rhode Island College on Nov. 19. more
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