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Manufacturing
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After a “truly disappointing” second quarter, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro found the August current conditions index rose to 75 from the revised 67 measured in July, showing the start to a more positive third quarter. more
U.S. manufacturing expanded at a modest pace in September after unexpectedly shrinking a month earlier, underscoring limited progress for the battered sector. more
Orders for U.S. durable goods were little changed in August, while shipments of capital equipment declined for a fourth straight month, indicating lingering weakness in manufacturing. more
(Updated, 3:53 p.m.) Findings of a Bryant University study unveiled Monday at Quonset Business Park showed state and federal investments in the site have helped produce a thriving manufacturing industry for Rhode Island. more
Companies that remove snow, supply electricity to commercial customers and remove toxins from drinking water were among the 30 local enterprises that were recognized Wednesday night at Providence Business News’ fifth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies event, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.6 percent in August, up one-tenth of one percentage point from July and down two-tenths of one percentage point from the year prior, reported the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
(Updated 3:20 p.m.) Should companies that make some of the most popular toys and cartoons in the U.S. be tracking the online habits of kids under 13 years old? New York’s top cop says no, obviously not. more
July was a “pleasant surprise” as economic growth measured by University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro’s current conditions index jumped 16 percentage points from June. more
A.T. Cross is making a point for peace with its latest version of a pen built from AK47 parts. more
Economic activity is increasing, but there are some signs of slowing growth, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report released Wednesday. more
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