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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
PROVIDENCE – Giovanni Feroce, CEO of Benrus LLC, has filed a civil lawsuit against the former owner of the company, alleging contract interference, fraud and negligent misrepresentation. Benrus and GF Asset Management LLC are listed as … more
PROVIDENCE – Home prices in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area and in Rhode Island rose 6.5 percent and 6.7 percent, respectively, in November compared with the same month in 2015, CoreLogic said. Data includes distressed … more
Filings for U.S. jobless benefits fell for the first time in three weeks, staying near a four-decade low as employers remain unwilling to part with workers. more
All-day breakfast is beginning to lose its novelty for McDonald’s Corp. more
In honor of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, AIDS Project RI will offer expanded testing hours for HIV, Hepatitis C and syphilis on Tuesday, Feb. 7. more
Barnes & Noble Inc. CEO Len Riggio is happy with the U.S. presidential election -- happy it’s over. more
The 85-unit Grant Mill in the Federal Hill neighborhood of Providence has been sold to a Massachusetts-based real estate investment company that is extending its reach into Rhode Island, according to broker CB Richard Ellis New England. more
Consumer confidence unexpectedly fell in April to the weakest level in seven months as Americans were rattled by unsatisfying wage growth and concern over how the upcoming presidential election would impact the economy. more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent in October, representing a 0.1 percentage point decline from both the prior month and October 2015, according to a release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
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