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Rhode Island ranked 31st among the 50 states for its 6.7 percent drop in exports during the first eight months of the year compared with the same period last year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
Cash collections increased 5.1 percent through the first three months of the fiscal year, and 4.6 percent in September alone, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Capital Properties Inc., which owns a large portion of the Capital Center Special Development District in Providence as well as a petroleum storage facility in East Providence, reported third-quarter net income of $576,000, or 8 cents per share, a 28.6 percent increase over the prior-year quarter when the firm reported net income of $448,000, or 7 cents per share. more
(Updated 10:38 a.m. and 12:13 p.m.) “It’s back!” exulted Sail Newport Executive Director Brad Read. Word at a packed press conference at the Statehouse Friday morning of the return of the Volvo Ocean Race to Newport in May of 2018 had already seeped out, thanks to a Sail Newport magazine distributed on every seat at the event. more
Household spending rose less than forecast in September, showing the biggest part of the U.S. economy ended a strong quarter on a weak note. more
Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC, the lender that spun off Citizens Financial Group Inc. last year, raised $2.6 billion with the sale of its last shares in the U.S. regional bank. more
Older drivers experience the highest level of distraction when it comes to dealing with technology in today’s modern vehicles, research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety released this week said. more
Real gross domestic product increased at an estimated annual rate of 2 percent in the third quarter in Massachusetts, according to the MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index released Thursday. more
The economy in the U.S. expanded at a slower pace in the third quarter as companies took advantage of gains in consumer and business spending to reduce bloated stockpiles. more
Applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. were little changed last week, hovering close to four- decade lows and showing steady progress in the labor market. more
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