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Rhode Island’s debt ranks 36th in the nation, with a taxpayer burden of $14,200, according to Chicago-based Truth in Accounting, a nonprofit that aims to deliver transparent financial information from governments to citizens. more
Employment snapped back with a vengeance in October, wage growth accelerated and the jobless rate fell to 5 percent, boosting the odds that Federal Reserve policymakers will raise borrowing costs next month. more
There has been almost no change in the amount of foreclosure petitions filed by lenders in Massachusetts over the past year. more
State general revenue collections crept up modestly in fiscal 2016, boosted by increases in revenue from income and sales taxes and user fees. more
Manufacturing in the U.S. contracted in December at the fastest pace in more than six years as factories, hobbled by sluggish global growth, cut staff at the end of 2015. more
American manufacturing remained stuck in neutral in October as factories struggled with dwindling overseas demand and well-stocked customers at home. more
The foreclosure rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was 1.4 percent in July, a decrease of 0.26 percentage points compared with July 2015, when the rate was 1.66 percent, CoreLogic said this week. more
Record warmth sent U.S. natural gas prices tumbling to a 10-year low as December appeared to be a bust for bulls. more
Rhode Island’s No. 44 ranking on the 2017 State Business Tax Climate Index, released this week by the Tax Foundation, makes it one of the least competitive states when it comes to tax code structure. more
1 Report: Paypal coming to ‘Superman' building? POSTED ONLINE: SEPT. 1 Paypal Holdings Inc., one of the world's largest online payment companies, is considering moving its operations center to Rhode Island, according to a report … more
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