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Economic Activity
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U.S. manufacturing expanded at a modest pace in September after unexpectedly shrinking a month earlier, underscoring limited progress for the battered sector. more
Banco Santander SA lowered its profitability target for 2018 as growth expectations worsened in the U.K. and other countries where the Spanish bank does business. more
Consumer confidence rose in September for the first time in four months as Americans grew more upbeat about the prospects for incomes and persistent low inflation. more
Consumer spending was little changed in August as income growth cooled, pointing to a softening in consumption after a run of strong gains. more
State-organized, international trade trips have taken business and government leaders in Rhode Island to Canada and the United Kingdom in recent months. The latest venture, to England and France, came soon after the United Kingdom voted to … more
Here are the problems and proposals coming from the competing communities, which include Central Falls, Cranston, East Providence, Newport, Pawtucket, Providence and Westerly. more
(Updated 2:38 p.m.) The new president and CEO of T.F. Green Airport is Iftikhar Ahmad, who led the international airport of New Orleans through six years of passenger and route growth, according to an announcement by the R.I. Airport Corp. more
The R.I. Public Utilities Commission on Thursday rejected a motion from the Conservation Law Foundation to dismiss a proposal to enhance natural-gas pipelines using Rhode Island ratepayer-backed funds. more
(Updated 2:35 p.m.) Block Island residents this week voted in favor of buying the controlling interest of Block Island Power Co., the island’s utility, for $1.8 million, and they plan to turn it into a municipal utility, or co-op, district. more
The foreclosure rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was 1.4 percent in July, a decrease of 0.26 percentage points compared with July 2015, when the rate was 1.66 percent, CoreLogic said this week. more
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