Updated January 23 at 6:25pm
Economic Activity
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The Rhode Island unemployment rate for January dropped by a tenth of a percentage point to 5.3 percent compared with December, even as the number of jobs in the state fell, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
A design and ceramic production studio recently moved from Los Angeles to Providence, buying a historic mill building in the Olneyville section at 46 Dike St. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 25th among the 40 largest metros nationwide for its home price growth of 5.3 percent over the year in September, Black Knight Financial Services said Monday. more
Is slow economic growth here to stay? Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Ben Leubsdorf reports that this may be the case. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, showing a healthy job market at the start of 2017. more
Revenue was 2 percent higher than expected through the first six months of the fiscal year and was boosted by gains in personal income tax and lottery collections, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Passenger traffic fell slightly last year at T.F. Green Airport, but increased for the month of December, according to the R.I. Airport Corp. more
Changes at Ava Anderson, the state’s failed “Cooler & Warmer” tourism campaign, top young chefs and a former Hasbro executive’s take on politics and philanthropy were among the most-read stories on PBN.com in 2016, according to Google Analytics. more
Brian Goldner, president and CEO of Hasbro Inc., last year received a 30 percent pay cut to his total compensation package, largely because of a sharp decrease in stock awards. more
The state’s top health insurance regulator is urging Congress not to change the framework of the Affordable Care Act, saying its repeal would harm systemic changes happening in Rhode Island and stall momentum made toward making health care and health insurance more affordable. more
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