Updated December 10 at 6:26am
Economic Activity
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose to an all-time high as U.S. stocks added to a rally sparked by speculation Donald Trump’s policies will benefit businesses, with banks surging to the highest level since May 2008. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined from an almost three-month high ahead of the presidential election, indicating the job market remains competitive for employers. more
A turn-of-the-century Victorian with a waterfront address in Pawtuxet has sold for $1.1 million, according to a news release from Residential Properties Ltd. more
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet will open its first location in Rhode Island in the Diamond Hill Plaza on Diamond Hill Road, the city announced recently. more
There were 1,053 single-family home sales in Rhode Island in September, marking the most sales in any September on record for the Ocean State, according to a report released this week by The Warren Group. more
Voters statewide and in Tiverton appear to have cleared the way for a casino here, but a spokeswoman for the group behind the project said they are awaiting local absentee ballot results before declaring victory. more
Voters on Tuesday approved $227.5 million in bonds, funding housing creation, expansion of veterans services, construction of a new innovation center affiliated with the University of Rhode Island, improvements at the ports of Davisville and Providence, and parks and recreation upgrades, according to results posted on ri.gov. more
International Game Technology PLC, or IGT, has signed a seven-year extension with Georgia Lottery Corp. The company, with offices in Rhode Island, has been a partner since the Georgia lottery started, in 1993. more
Job openings in the U.S. rose in September from the lowest level of the year and hiring slowed, figures from the Labor Department’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey showed Tuesday. more
The foreclosure inventory rate fell to 1.2 percent in the Ocean State in September, a 34.2 percent drop over the year, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
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