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Job openings in the U.S. rose more than forecast in February to a six-year high as employers moved to boost hiring in response to rising consumer demand. more
A majority of financial executives in large and middle-market companies on the East Coast are optimistic about economic growth this year, according to a survey of 300 CFOs, comptrollers, treasurers and directors of finance done by TD Bank. more
U.S. stocks climbed, as Internet and small-cap shares rallied while the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record, amid deals activity that boosted confidence in the world’s largest economy. more
Companies hired 213,000 workers in September as the labor market continued to strengthen, a private report based on payrolls showed. more
Drivers across the U.S. enjoying the lowest pump prices for this time of year since 2010 will probably see further declines as refineries benefiting from the shale boom produce record amounts of fuel. more
Success stories like Trevor Lynn’s or Xiao Wei Chen’s are going to get rarer as older businesses overshadow startups in U.S. job creation. 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
U.S. unemployment remains too high and a stronger dollar could hurt the country’s exports while preventing inflation from rising to the Federal Reserve’s goal, Chicago Fed PresidenCharles Evans said today. more
The fall New England Economic Partnership outlook for Rhode Island (digested in Op-Ed form on the facing page) is similar in many ways to previous iterations. The forecast growth rates for the Ocean State lag New England and U.S. expectations. Yes, we are getting better. We just aren’t very good. more
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