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Economic Indicators
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The passenger count at T.F. Green Airport declined slightly in January compared with a year earlier, the R.I. Airport Corp. said Friday. more
J.C. Penney Co. plans to shutter as many as 140 stores and trim thousands of jobs, becoming the latest department-store chain to make big moves in a world of lower mall traffic and fierce online competition. more
Rhode Island’s capital city ranks 20th in the nation for its overall concentration of small businesses at 2,466, according to a study released this week by American City Business Journals. more
The Ocean House hotel, along with its Ocean House Cottage Collection, in the Watch Hill section are the only hotels in Rhode Island to receive Forbes’ highest rating of five stars in its 2017 Travel Guide. more
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased last week, while staying within a range that shows subdued firings. more
Revenue collections missed expectations for the fiscal year and in January, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
President Donald Trump’s sweeping crackdown on undocumented immigrants will strain an already tight U.S. job market, with one study suggesting that removing all of them would cost the economy as much as $5 trillion over 10 years. more
CVS Pharmacy has removed partially hydrogenated oils, which are the primary source of artificial trans fats in processed foods, from all its store food product brands, the company announced Wednesday. more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes climbed for the fifth time in six months to the highest level since 2007, indicating housing-market momentum will extend into 2017, National Association of Realtors data showed Wednesday. more
U.S. stocks rose to records as retailer results topped estimates, while the dollar resumed its advance amid fresh signs global growth has started to accelerate. more
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