Updated November 30 at 12:30pm
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Industrial production surged in November by the most since May 2010 as U.S. assembly lines churned out more consumer goods and business equipment, signaling manufacturing is bolstering economic growth. more
Walt Disney Co. has a long history of minting money on fairy-tale princesses like Snow White and Cinderella. Now it’s trying cuddly villains. more
Gasoline prices fell 4 cents from last week in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts, representing the sixth consecutive week of declines and the lowest mid-August gasoline prices in more than a decade, AAA Northeast said. more
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
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
Sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts rebounded in December with a 10 percent increase in volume, according to a report released Tuesday by The Warren Group. 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
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