Updated July 30 at 6:30pm
Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island employers expect to hire at “a respectable pace” in the first quarter of 2015, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, released this week by ManpowerGroup. more
Rhode Island ranked 15th among states in overall health in America’s Health Rankings. The Ocean State moved up four spots, according to the annual survey which is in its 25th year and is administered by the UnitedHealth Foundation. more
Seven communities will share a $2.3 million grant from the federal Department of Education to add more prekindergarten programs. more
Hasbro Inc. has been named one of the country’s most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, an initiative that recognizes companies for their commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. more
Job openings in the U.S. climbed in October to the second highest level in almost 14 years as employers looked for staff to contend with strengthening demand. more
McDonald’s Corp., facing its worst U.S. sales slump in more than a decade, is turning to customized menu items in a bid to lure more millennials and shake off its reputation for selling outdated fast food. more
Unemployment rates were lower in October than a year ago in 354 of the country’s 372 metropolitan areas, with the Providence-Fall-River-Warwick area experiencing among the greatest declines at 2.7 percentage points, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Rhode Island exports increased 34 percent from August to September to $245 million from $182.9 million, according to the latest report from e-forecasting.com. more
If you’re convinced the plummet in yields of U.S. government bonds is an aberration, it may be because you haven’t been in the business long enough. more
Will they never learn? more
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