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The director of the R.I. Department of Revenue did not mince words when discussing the state’s revenue performance in August, saying it was “like pushing a wet noodle.” more
Media general Inc. will sell a group of television stations to settle U.S. claims that its $1.5 billion purchase of LIN Media LLC is anticompetitive, the government said. more
WASHINGTON - Companies hired 213,000 workers in September as the labor market continued to strengthen, a private report based on payrolls showed. The gains in employment last month followed a … more
Call it another false alarm in the China-overtaking-the-U.S. saga. Notwithstanding the latest estimates from the International Monetary Fund, the U.S., the world’s largest economy is still, well, numero uno. more
U.S. retail sales this holiday season may rise the most in three years as the improving employment picture gives more shoppers the means to splurge on gifts, the National Retail Federation said. more
The deadline is approaching to register for the annual Rhode Island Elevator Pitch Contest, sponsored by the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition. more
Home prices increased in Rhode Island in August, according to data released Tuesday by CoreLogic. more
Harvard University, the world’s wealthiest school, is the only one among its peers whose endowment value hasn’t returned to the peak level reached before the financial crisis. more
Industrial production surged in November by the most since May 2010 as U.S. assembly lines churned out more consumer goods and business equipment, signaling manufacturing is bolstering economic growth. more
Gasoline prices fell in Rhode Island for the fifth week in a row, according to AAA’s weekly survey of gasoline prices. more
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