Updated August 30 at 3:00pm
Economic Activity
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The U.S. job market stirred to life in June as payroll growth accelerated by the most since October after a two-month lull, assuaging fears of broader cutbacks by companies. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose last week, maintaining a pattern of gains and losses around decade lows that signals firings remain muted. more
A public records request has been filed with the director of the R.I. Department of Transportation by the Rhode Island Trucking Association president because he wants more details about the governor’s RhodeWorks toll plan. more
One percent meal and beverage tax collections increased 8.1 percent, and 1 percent hotel tax collections rose 3.9 percent, when comparing December with December 2014, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Fox Point Pickling Co. has been picked by homemaking maven Martha Stewart and her panel of judges as a finalist in the 2015 Martha Stewart American Made Audience Choice Awards in the food category. more
For commercial real estate investors, the good times may be over. more
Federal Reserve officials were divided in July over the urgency to raise interest rates again, with some preferring to wait because inflation remained benign and others wanting to go soon as the labor market nears full employment. more
G-Form LLC will provide all Finnish professional players with its shin pads through a multi-year partnership with the Finnish soccer players union. more
The Newport Skating Center will return to its former downtown location at the Newport Yachting Center this winter. more
Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co., two historic giants of U.S. industry, will join in an all-stock merger of equals that’s the first step in a plan to create three new highly-focused businesses. more
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