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Textron Inc. reported that net income grew 60.6 percent in the third quarter to $159 million, or 57 cents per diluted share, compared with $99 million, or 35 cents per diluted share, during the same period last year, driven by the company’s Beechcraft Corp. acquisition. more
Rhode Island sustained improvement in September of the economic momentum that had gotten a boost in August, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro said Monday. more
The nonseasonally adjusted jobless rate for the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area dropped four-tenths of a percentage point in September, improving to 7.5 percent from 7.9 percent a month earlier. more
Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and Cranston Mayor Allan Fung will host a joint job fair for more than 80 area unemployed residents on Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. at Roger Williams Park Casino at 1000 Elmwood Ave. more
U.S. stock-index futures declined, signaling benchmark gauges may fall from record levels, as investors consider valuations that are the highest since 2009. more
President Barack Obama’s proposal for an open Internet would be a victory for Netflix Inc. and its binge-watching users and may be a bigger boon for a generation of startups working on tools to connect cars, thermostats and even offshore oil rigs to the Web. more
The Northeast regionally Consumer Price Index rose 1.6 percent on a non-seasonally adjusted basis during the 12 months ended in April, a less significant increase than the 2 percent jump in consumer prices nationally, according to a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Rhode Island’s troubled labor market continued to impede momentum that in March had otherwise improved across several economic sectors, according to the Current Conditions Index report released Monday by University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
Rhode Island moved up 11 spots in a ranking of best states to retire in, compiled annually by personal finance website Bankrate.com. more
Treasury 30-year bonds extended their rally this year to 13 percent as Europe’s economic growth lags behind expectations and central bankers around the world make the case for keeping interest rates low. more
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