Updated January 25 at 4:55pm
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Regional and state unemployment rates changed little in September, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Rhode Island is an example, as it has maintained a 7.6 unemployment rate since August. more
The R.I. Department of Revenue showed that August’s total general revenues increased 4 percent compared with the same period last year. more
Real gross domestic product grew in 292 of the nation’s 381 metropolitan areas last year, but the Providence-Warwick area saw a slowdown in the growth rate for the period, according to information released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis on Tuesday. more
Rents in the Providence area increased 2.5 percent in 2014, representing the third-lowest increase in the top 50 metropolitan areas surveyed by real estate website Zillow. more
Banco Santander SA Chairman Ana Botin is seeking backing from investors to raise as much as 7.5 billion euros ($8.9 billion) in new funds as she shapes her vision for Spain’s biggest bank less than four months after taking over. more
Rhode Island again was among the top five states with loans that are 90 days delinquent or more, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
If you’re convinced the plummet in yields of U.S. government bonds is an aberration, it may be because you haven’t been in the business long enough. more
U.S. stocks rose as Republicans won control of the Senate while the dollar strengthened and precious metals fell. European stocks gained on better-than-estimated earnings before tomorrow’s central bank meeting. more
Two new topics, workforce and infrastructure, have been added as the College and University Research Collaborative jumpstarts 12 new research projects in Rhode Island. “What we … more
An estimated 140 million U.S. shoppers will hit stores and the Web this weekend in search of post-Thanksgiving discounts, kicking off what retailers predict will be the best holiday season in three years. more
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