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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said positive forces supporting U.S. job growth and higher inflation will still probably outweigh negative developments, calling additional gradual interest-rate increases appropriate without specifying their precise timing. more
In early 2014, a blogger known as Food Babe launched a petition pushing sandwich chain Subway to remove an obscure chemical also used in yoga mats from its bread. more
With a shared goal of keeping alive “American ingenuity,” a group of innovation and manufacturing leaders, including Todd Thomas of Tinker|Bristol, convened at the White House last week for a summit. more
Slowly but steadily, investors continue to let corporate boards know that "male, pale and stale" doesn’t cut it anymore. more
A new global study that examined the cost of operating back offices of the financial sector shows Providence is among the least expensive locations between the New York and Boston markets. more
Martha Sullivan, president and CEO of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V., received a 3.5 percent increase in her total compensation package last year, to approximately $5.4 million. more
Charging for trash collection, selling the public golf course, increasing the meal and beverage tax, asking more of non-tax-paying entities and renegotiating pension and health care agreements with city employees are just a few of several ideas being floated to help Providence fix its fiscal problems. more
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Newport’s impact on the economy topped $1 billion last year, according to a Wednesday release from the facility. more
President Donald Trump complains regularly about what he calls “fake news.” What’s got some statisticians worried, though, is the risk of doctored economic data coming from the administration itself. more
WalletHub has ranked Rhode Island 21st on its list of the “most and least educated states” in the U.S. more
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