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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
An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators rose 0.4 percent in May to 126.8 from 126.3 in April, the second consecutive month of gains in the state’s economic indicator index produced by Providence Business News and e-forecasting.com. more
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
Gains in consumer spending and business investment helped the U.S. economy rebound more than forecast in the second quarter following a slump in the prior three months that was smaller than previously estimated. 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
Rhode Island exporters shipped 10.8 percent more goods in 2014 compared with 2013, beating the national average of 2.7 percent, according to the latest report by e-forecasting.com. more
The trade deficit in the U.S. narrowed more than forecast in May on record exports, signaling a pickup in global growth that will boost American manufacturers. more
When you ask Cheryl Merchant, president and CEO of Hope Global in Cumberland, how she’s doing at the start of a conversation, like most of us she will say she’s doing great. In her case, she truly means it. more
Today’s submarines are billion-dollar boats that can dive to more than 1,500 feet beneath the sea and stay submerged for months at a time. 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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