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Economic Activity
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Growth at U.S. service providers cooled in July after reaching a seven-month high, consistent with more measured progress in the economy. more
Companies in July added workers to U.S. payrolls at a steady pace from the prior month, a private report showed Wednesday, showing the labor market was holding up in spite of broader growth numbers that indicate a slowing in the economy. more
Public officials and members of the business community on Tuesday broke ground on a new $22 million cement terminal facility at Port of Providence. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area increased 5.3 percent over the year in June, according to Corelogic. more
Consumer purchases climbed a bit more than anticipated in June, exceeding a gain in incomes that prompted American households to tap into savings. more
Gasoline prices fell 1 cent in Rhode Island and 6 cents in Massachusetts this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
McDonald’s Corp. is removing artificial preservatives from Chicken McNuggets, its most popular menu item, in a bid to attract consumers looking for healthier, less processed food. more
A gauge of the dollar held close to its weakest level in a month after traders pushed expectations for a Federal Reserve interest-rate increase out to at least mid-2017. more
At the end of a trip home to see the family, even an employed millennial is occasionally slipped some cash from a loving, if somewhat concerned, parent. But in a couple years, many of those on the receiving end expect those roles to be reversed. more
The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is just days away, and while a number of corporate executives are expecting athletes' glory to rub off on their companies, others are telling shareholders to prepare for a tough quarter. more
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