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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said the central bank should wait until at least next month to consider raising interest rates because of a slowing labor market and the British vote on European Union membership, adding his voice to the argument for a delay ahead of a speech by Chair Janet Yellen. more
Succession Capital, a Lynx Equity subsidiary, has acquired North American Shoe Co. more
Dean Warehouse Services, a Cumberland-based logistics company, has purchased the former Honeywell complex, the company announced this week. more
Employers in May added the fewest number of workers in almost six years, reflecting broad cutbacks that may raise concern about U.S. growth and prompt Federal Reserve policy makers to put off an increase in interest rates. more
There is no doubt that the residential real estate market in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area is recovering from the collapse of the market. Recent reports from the Rhode Island Association of Realtors, CoreLogic and Black Knight … more
American service providers expanded in May at the slowest pace in more than two years as companies curtailed orders, pointing to a more muted pickup in the economy after a lukewarm start to 2016. more
Rhode Island ranked 37th for fiscal solvency, according to a report from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. more
Economic conditions are “generally improving” across New England’s First District as businesses expect “more of the same,” according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report released this week. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined for a third consecutive week, signaling sustained firming in the labor market. more
Companies added 173,000 workers to payrolls in May following a revised 166,000 rise in the prior month, figures from the ADP Research Institute in Roseland, N.J., showed Thursday. more
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