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Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator was flat in December, as only three of the nine components that comprise it had a positive contribution: jobless claims, exports of manufactures and interest rate spread. more
The great American jobs machine keeps humming and inflation is finally stirring to life. Still, economists are split over how aggressively the Federal Reserve will signal its next interest-rate move when policy makers meet on March 15-16. more
For the second year in a row, CVS Health Corp. made the top 10 in the Fortune 500 list of America’s top companies by revenue. more
Foreclosure rates in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area declined 0.11 percentage points in March, to 1.6 percent from 1.71 percent a year ago, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
(Updated 12:41 p.m.) Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport rose 3.1 percent in April to 317,271, the R.I. Airport Corp. said Thursday. more
The setting was Rosecliff, overlooking the ocean, and guests feasted on almond chicken, lobster salad, lobster and mushroom ravioli, assorted vegetables, clamcakes and mini stuffies, as well as vanilla ice cream topped with a chocolate chip cookie. The occasion was Providence Business News’ 30th anniversary gala event. more
Cash sales of homes fell 9.6 percentage points to 22.7 percent of all sales in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area in February compared with February 2015, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
Fewer Federal Reserve officials expect the central bank to raise interest rates more than once this year, as policy makers gave a mixed picture of a U.S. economy where growth is picking up and job gains are slowing. more
After a decade-long fundraising effort and countless volunteer hours, the U.S. Navy Seabees announced the new Museum and Memorial Park on Iafrate Way in Davisville will open to the public at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. more
The R.I. House of Representatives will consider a nearly $9 billion budget later today, one that in its current form could dramatically increase the scale of state economic development incentives used for specific projects. more
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