Updated April 21 at 3:21pm
Economic Indicators
840 results total, viewing 111 - 120
The Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity on Thursday released its 2014 Report Card on Rhode Island Competitiveness, in which the Ocean State scored a “D” or “F” in nearly 80 percent of the measures analyzed to evaluate the state’s regional and natural economic competitiveness. 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
Providence Place mall retailers were thrilled with shopper turnout Friday, as those who opened early were met by hundreds of Black Friday enthusiasts. Blue laws prevent Rhode Island, along with Massachusetts and Maine, from opening on Thanksgiving Day, but the old law didn’t stop dedicated shoppers from lining up outside large retail shops Thursday for “Door Buster” deals beginning after midnight. more
The R.I. Department of Revenue collected $10 million more in March than during the same month last year, driven by increased public utility and insurance company tax receipts as well as estate and transfer taxes, the department reported Monday. more
Rhode Island’s defense industry contributed $3.75 billion to the state’s economy in 2013 and supported as many as 33,806 jobs statewide, according to a report released Tuesday by the R.I. Defense Economy Planning Commission. The defense economy generated $1.93 billion in income for Rhode Island households last year as well as $106 million in tax revenue for the state. more
Second-quarter sales of single-family homes in Rhode Island fell 4.4 percent compared with the same period in 2013, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Wednesday. more
Consumer advocacy site NerdWallet has named the villages of Greene, Foster Center and Carolina as the state’s top “cities on the rise.” more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts continued their downward spiral, dropping 13 cents and 11 cents, respectively, from last week, according to AAA Southern New England. more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators rose 0.4 percent in October, after advancing 0.6 percent in September, according to the report from Providence Business/e-forecasting.com. more
Severe winter weather had little effect on February cash collections, according to state Director of Revenue Rosemary Booth Gallogly. more
« Prev | 1 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 84 | Next »