Updated April 25 at 4:56pm
Economic Activity
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Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William C. Dudley said the pace of interest-rate increases is likely to be “shallow” once the Fed starts to tighten, and recent economic weakness probably won’t persist. more
Manufacturing employment in Rhode Island rose 1.5 percent in 2014, a contrast to losses suffered by most of New England and the Northeast, according to the 2015 Rhode Island Manufacturers Register published by Manufacturers’ News Inc. more
(Updated 1:49 p.m.) Chris Ciunci, CEO of TribalVision LLC, has been recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration as one of this year’s Small Business Person of the Year winners. more
Rhode Island has the highest vehicle property taxes in the nation at an average of $1,133, according to WalletHub’s latest survey of the highest and lowest property taxes in 2015. more
The U.S. economy looks set to come out of its soft patch just as the labor market entered one of its own. more
Employers in March added the fewest workers since December 2013 and the jobless rate held at 5.5 percent as companies sought to bring U.S. headcounts in line with an economy that throttled back at the start of the year. more
Year over year, Rhode Island collections for the 5 percent hotel tax increased by about 3.4 percent this past January, according to data released Thursday by the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen will speak at the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook Luncheon on May 22. more
Construction employment increased in 278 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Fall-River-Warwick metropolitan area, in February, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
The fewest Americans in nine weeks filed applications for unemployment benefits, a sign of further strength in the labor market that will continue to support the U.S. expansion. more
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