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The U.S. economy barely grew in the first quarter as harsh winter weather chilled investment and exports dropped. The expansion stalled even as consumer spending on services rose by the most in 14 years. more
The biggest gain in U.S. exports in nine months helped narrow the trade deficit in March, pointing to a revival of global demand that will help the world’s largest economy strengthen. more
The U.S. debt held by the public is expected to rise to 106 percent of the economy in 2039 from 74 percent this year, largely driven by increases in the cost of health benefits, the Congressional Budget Office said. more
Exports from Rhode Island rose 15.6 percent in May compared with a year earlier, climbing to $190.4 million from $164.7 million in May 2013, according to an e-forecasting.com report released Monday. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee will host Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Sept. 24, as part of an initiative to explore business and tourism opportunities between Rhode Island and Ireland. more
The trade deficit in the United States unexpectedly narrowed in July to the lowest level in six months as exports climbed to a record. more
At the Port of Davisville in North Kingstown, 250,000 cars will arrive by ship, rail and truck from major auto manufacturers this year, making it one of the nation’s top unloading spots for auto imports. more
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Lending to Russian companies reached a crescendo last year, with international banks pledging $31 billion to OAO Rosneft to buy TNK-BP. As sanctions are tightened against the nation, however, even the smallest deals have dried up. more
Imports dropped in June by the most in a year as the U.S. economy moved closer to energy independence, helping the trade deficit unexpectedly narrow. more
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