Updated September 27 at 3:27pm
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Goldman Sachs announced Tuesday that it will offer $10 million in capital and philanthropic support to help small businesses grow in Rhode Island. more
Purchases of new homes in the U.S. surged in December to the highest level in 10 months, closing out the best year for housing since 2007. more
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston joined local and state leaders on Friday to celebrate seven Rhode Island municipalities selected as design-grant recipients of the Working Cities Challenge, a cross-sector collaborative designed to improve the lives of low-income people in small- to mid-sized cities. more
H&R Block Inc. is kicking off this year’s refund season with a combined million-dollar sweepstakes given to 1,000 customers a day for more than a month. more
The Wyndham Garden Providence, the city’s sole waterfront hotel, announced Friday it is in the stages of rebranding and will soon become the Hilton Garden Inn Providence Hotel. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is planning to relaunch and re-brand its innovation incubator in Fall River on Oct. 23. more
Rhode Island’s fiscal 2013 total tax collections were 14th highest in the country when measured on personal income and per capita, at $111.18 per $1,000, and $5,132, respectively, according to the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council’s annual report, “How Rhode Island Revenues Compare.” more
U.S. stocks fell in the worst selloff since Britain voted to leave the European Union, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling almost 400 points after a Federal Reserve official signaled more willingness to raise interest rates. more
Rhode Island led the nation with the greatest year-over-year decrease in its jobless rate in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Tuesday. more
Companies boosted payrolls in December by the most in a year, indicating the U.S. job market had momentum as 2015 came to a close, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
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