Updated January 30 at 7:30pm
Economic Activity
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Consumer confidence advanced in October as Americans enjoyed further price drops at the gas pump and the job market continued to improve. more
The Dunkin’ Donuts chain, capitalizing on the cult-like demand for Dominique Ansel Bakery’s Cronut in New York, is introducing its own doughnut-croissant hybrid next week. more
Rhode Island again ranked 20th among the 50 states in export growth for the first eight months of 2014, posting a 5.1 percent increase in foreign sales compared with the prior-year period, according to e-forecasting.com. more
Massachusetts single-family home sales fell in September, and so did the median selling price, according to a report released Tuesday by The Warren Group. more
Treasury two-year notes set for sale today were poised to draw the lowest yield in five months on speculation the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates low even as it ends its bond-buying program. more
The shale oil boom is proving far less kind to Mercedes-Benz drivers than it is to those sitting behind the wheel of a Toyota Camry or Chevrolet Impala. more
Burying unpopular high-voltage wires running between downtown Providence and East Providence will cost roughly $11 million more than previously estimated, utility National Grid has told state and city leaders. more
The R.I. District Court has received a $754,000 federal grant for its Veterans Treatment Calendar, a jail diversion program aimed at addressing veterans charged mainly with misdemeanor offenses. more
GTECH Corp. has been awarded a new 10-year contract by Washington’s Lottery to provide lottery products including a new central system, draw-based terminals, self-service machines and in-store multimedia technology, as well as ongoing support services. more
Rhode Island ranked in the worst 10 performers nationally for month-over-month changes in home sale prices in August, according to Black Knight Financial Services’ data and analytics division. more
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