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Providence may be one of the worst housing markets in the country, but it’s also one of the best communities in Rhode Island to sell a home, according to separate studies. more
Kevin Tracy is senior vice president and market executive at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He recently hosted a breakfast presentation at Quonset Development Corp. to talk with business owners about how they can grow through the import and export business, touching on subjects including tax implications, financing trade and how to leverage the supply chain in Rhode Island. more
Orders for capital equipment rose in April for a second straight month, a sign U.S. business investment could pick up in the second half of the year. more
Rhode Island’s largest utility company National Grid projects energy efficiency programs installed during 2014 could save about 3.3 million megawatt hours of electricity and 58 therms of natural gas in the next 10 to 13 years, according to an initial report. more
State general revenue cash collections for fiscal 2016 increased nearly 4 percent through November to $1.4 billion, despite an initial plunge in lottery proceeds associated with the beginning of casino gambling in Massachusetts. more
Providence is the 11th best city in the country for shopping local this holiday season, according to Yelp, which analyzed millions of online reviews on its website to come up with its findings. more
Christmas is a week away, but temperatures more typical of spring than mid-winter are draining global energy markets of any festive spirit. more
Rhode Island is one of the worst states for business, ranking 46th – or fifth worst – in the nation for the second year in a row, according to Forbes.com. more
The website 24/7 Wall St has ranked the best and worst states for business and the Ocean State landed among the bottom 10. more
Rhode Island’s state and local revenue in fiscal 2012 ranked 21st highest in the country as a share of personal income at $235.52 and 11th highest on a per capita basis at $10,677, according to the latest report from the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
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