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Economic Activity
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The U.S. economy barely grew in the first quarter as harsh winter weather chilled investment and exports dropped. The expansion stalled even as consumer spending on services rose by the most in 14 years. more
American workers were less productive in the first quarter as harsh winter weather prevented some from getting to their jobs, causing the economy to stall. more
Utilidata Inc. has formed a partnership with Siemens AG that will enable the companies to more widely distribute energy efficient voltage optimization software. more
The Sheffield Smith House, one of the oldest houses in its section on Smith Hill, made the Providence Preservation Society’s 2015 list of the most endangered properties. more
GTECH has announced several new ventures, including an agreement to provide enhanced sports betting at MGM Resorts properties, and its involvement with Georgia’s new iLottery. more
Rhode Island hotel tax collections fell 2.8 percent in February to $126,603 compared with $130,278 in February 2013, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported Friday. more
The Top 5 Foreign-owned Companies, ranked by number of R.I. employees. more
The Mass. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced last week that preliminary estimates show the state added 8,100 jobs in March and that the total unemployment rate dropped another 0.2 of a percentage point, to 6.3 percent, from the February rate. more
New Bedford-based Precix pulled itself out of the Great Recession by getting very lean and benefiting from consumers, who were finally purchasing new cars again. But the manufacturer of O-rings and seals for the automotive, aerospace and energy industries hasn’t rested easy, or simply relied on improved auto sales for its continued fast growth. more
Argentina is in default again, but its latest predicament is far from your garden-variety sovereign debt crisis. This time South America’s second-largest economy has been tripped up not by new borrowing, but by a lawsuit from American hedge funds blocking settlements with bondholders over a 2001 default. more
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