Updated March 27 at 3:27pm
Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island lost 700 construction jobs from September to October, ranking it second-to-last among states for construction employment. more
A new website has been launched to encourage Rhode Islanders to shop at locally owned businesses – buylocalri.org. more
U.S. stocks fluctuated as energy producers tumbled after OPEC’s decision to keep its output target unchanged while retailers climbed as shoppers hunted for holiday deals. more
Holiday shopping in the U.S. kicked off earlier than ever this year, leaving some customers who didn’t want to skip out on their Thanksgiving celebrations without the bargains they were seeking. more
Walgreen Co., the largest U.S. drugstore chain, and CVS Health’s CVS/pharmacy unit settled a dispute over a patented technology that lets customers refill prescriptions with mobile-phone scanners. more
Astro-Med reported increases in profit and sales, 40 percent and 27 percent, respectively, for the third quarter that ended Nov. 1. more
Growth in the world’s largest economy got off to a slower start in the fourth quarter as U.S. consumer spending, equipment orders and new-home sales were weaker than forecast in October. more
Ahead of one of the busiest travel times of the year, T.F. Green Airport has been named the seventh best airport in the country by Conde Nast Traveler in its annual readers’ choice awards, which ranked the 10 best and worst airports. more
An estimated 140 million U.S. shoppers will hit stores and the Web this weekend in search of post-Thanksgiving discounts, kicking off what retailers predict will be the best holiday season in three years. more
U.S. stocks fluctuated, with benchmark indexes near all-time highs, as investors assessed data on labor, manufacturing and housing to gauge the strength of the American economy. more
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