Updated January 30 at 7:30pm
Economic Activity
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The foreclosure rate in the Ocean State continued its downward trend, registering 1.85 percent in September compared with 2.42 percent a year ago, according to data firm CoreLogic. more
CVS Health Corp. beat analyst estimates as the company’s prescription drug sales more than made up for the revenue loss the company has suffered after it quit selling tobacco in its retail pharmacies. more
Private-industry employer costs for employee compensation in New England averaged $34.80 per hour in June, rising 40 cents in a six-month period, according to a quarterly U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released Friday. more
The R.I. Department of Revenue on Thursday released its economic development report for fiscal year 2012, providing a breakdown of tax incentives awarded by geographic region and company, and whether recipients met job-creation and wage-and-benefits goals. more
Hanukkah, the eight-night Jewish holiday that starts this evening, is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. more
Two new public opinion surveys by Brown University’s A. Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions find that gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo, and Providence mayoral candidate Jorge Elorza, both Democrats, lead their respective opponents by 10 points. more
Deepwater Wind has selected Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. to construct the steel jacket foundations for the Block Island Wind Farm, with help from a North Kingstown company. more
Amazon.com Inc.’s CEO Jeff Bezos has a knack for harnessing product reviews to get customers to buy online. His latest move: Web-savvy moms whose opinions are coveted by peers who want to know what’s hot this holiday season. more
A $5 million pledge from Providence College alumnus and retired Prudential Financial Inc. executive Arthur F. Ryan will be used to help establish the Arthur and Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies, the university announced Tuesday. more
The city has been chosen as a host for first- and second-round games of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in March 2016, and the event is expected to generate $3.5 million in economic impacts. more
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