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The world’s working-age population is shrinking faster than expected, leaving fewer people to support a growing number of seniors, according to the Bloomberg Sunset Index. more
Cash collections increased 5.4 percent, or $33.1 million, to $651 million in the first two months of the fiscal year, the R.I. Department of Revenue said this week. more
U.S. stocks rose to records, the dollar erased losses and Treasuries fell after President Donald Trump signaled long-awaited details on promised tax cuts would emerge within weeks. more
Rhode Island has the 10th highest first-mortgage write-off rate in the nation at 4.5 basis points, Equifax Inc. said Wednesday. more
(Updated 1:42 p.m.) A new Rhode Island Housing report said that the number of households in the state will increase by 12 to 13 percent over the next decade, creating additional demand for housing. more
United Natural Foods Inc. fell for a second straight day as investors worried about weakness at Whole Foods Market Inc., which accounts for more than 30 percent of the company’s sales. more
Through the first two months of its direct public offering, Urban Greens Food Co-op, a community-owned grocery store planned for the West End of Providence, has raised more than half of the equity it needs to ensure the store opens. more
Jobless claims last week hovered around four-decade lows, showing the labor market remains the strongest part of the U.S. economy. more
(Updated 2:53 p.m.) The most popular credit card type in Rhode Island is one that facilitates a balance transfer, according to NerdWallet. more
(Updated 9:52 a.m.) The cost of living in the U.S. excluding food and fuel rose in May, propelled by rising rents. more
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