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(Updated, 10:12 a.m.) The cost of living in the United States rose at the fastest pace in five months on energy and shelter prices, a sign inflation is getting closer to the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
After months of waiting for the volatility trade to pay off, U.S. equity bears are finally cashing in. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 70th among the 100 largest metro areas in the Milken Institute’s 2017 Best Cities for Successful Aging report and index, a collaboration of the Institute’s Center for the Future of Aging and Research Department, released earlier this week. more
Rhode Island was eighth-highest in the nation for its percentage of noncurrent loans in September at 7.1 percent, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
The number of Americans who applied last week for unemployment benefits rose to a level that’s still consistent with steady improvement in the labor market. more
Barnes & Noble Inc. CEO Len Riggio is happy with the U.S. presidential election -- happy it’s over. more
The R.I. House of Representatives will consider a nearly $9 billion budget later today, one that in its current form could dramatically increase the scale of state economic development incentives used for specific projects. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. agreed to award $1.9 million in state incentives to the A.T. Cross Co. on Monday to keep one of Rhode Island’s oldest companies in the Ocean State and subsidize its planned relocation and expansion to Providence. more
AS220; Alliance of Artists Communities; Downcity Design; Everett: Company Stage and School; New Urban Arts; and Trinity Repertory Co. will share $115,000 in federal grants from the National Endowment for the Arts to support arts projects and programs and community enrichment, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Wednesday. more
Employers continued to add to payrolls in September as people streamed into the workforce and most found jobs amid record openings, indicating the U.S. labor market is settling into a pace that will support the economy. more
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