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Direct spending on commercial real estate development in Rhode Island in 2012 ranked among the lowest in the country, according to a report by the Commercial Real Estate Development Association Research Foundation released Oct. 7. more
Gasoline prices fell in Rhode Island this week, while the average price for a gallon of gas in Massachusetts rose by a penny, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England. more
U.S. stock-index futures rose, indicating the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index will advance for a fifth straight day, as exports from China, the world’s second- largest economy, topped forecasts. more
Roger Williams University has started a new law clinic that will enable students to give back to the community while gaining practical legal experience. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has announced the final $150,000 in awards stemming from its year-long “Make It Happen RI” economic development initiative. more
Statistics released today by the Census Bureau present a portrait of a stagnant economy with poverty remaining high and incomes sluggish four years into the recovery from the worst slump since the Great Depression. more
The Providence-Warwick metro area ranked No. 182 out of 381 metro areas across the nation for economic growth during 2012, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. more
The cost of living in the U.S. rose less than forecast in August, a sign it will take time for inflation to reach the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
WASHINGTON - Industrial production rose in August by the most in six months, indicating U.S. manufacturing will contribute more to the expansion. Output at factories, mines and utilities climbed … more
Most employers in the Providence-New Bedford-Fall River metro area do not anticipate any change in hiring in the fourth quarter of 2013, Forbes reported last week. more
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