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Providence College contributed nearly $200 million to the economies of the state of Rhode Island and the city of Providence in fiscal 2014, according to a study by the college’s Office of Public Affairs, Community and Government Relations. more
Rhode Island led the nation with the largest year-over-year unemployment rate decrease in August at 1.8 percentage points. more
Compensation costs among private industry employers in New England averaged $37.12 per hour in December, 19 percent higher than the national average of $31.32 per hour, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
The commercial real estate landscape continues to strengthen in Rhode Island, characterized by decreasing vacancy rates and increasing rents across several markets, according to CB Richard Ellis-New England executives, who presented its 2016 Outlook for New England Tuesday. more
Rhode Island ranked second among states with mortgages that were delinquent by 90 days or more in January, according to the latest data from Black Knight Financial Services. more
State Street Corp. said Thursday that it may have overcharged asset servicing clients by $200 million or more over the past 18 years. more
A rebound that took the Dow Jones Industrial Average up more than 440 points disappeared as traders said trepidation over what will happen in China’s market made holding on to stocks too risky for most investors. more
The Business Development Company provided $2 million in loans to nine small businesses unable to obtain capital from traditional sources during its fiscal third quarter, an infusion of funding that is expected to create at least 30 jobs. more
The Millennial Professional Group of Rhode Island has launched a website that it hopes will help encourage the migration of new millennials into the Ocean State, and persuade those who are thinking about leaving to stay. more
A.T. Cross said it will assume distribution of Sheaffer pens in the corporate gift sector globally, effective Jan. 1. more
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