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Rhode Island’s economic outlook ranked No. 41 among the 50 U.S. states according to the 2014 ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index released Tuesday by the American Legislative Exchange Council. Rhode Island’s ranking at No. 41 in the 2014 report was an improvement over last year, when the Ocean State landed at No. 45. more
Rhode Island saw exports fall 12.8 percent from a year earlier in January to $198.8 million, as continued weakness in developed economies as well as slowing in the developing world dampened demand for Ocean State shipments. more
U.S. stocks rose, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fell to a three-week low, as better- than-forecast data on industrial production boosted optimism on the economy and investors watched developments in Ukraine. more
U.S. stocks fell, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index climbed to a record close last week, as investors assessed the strength of the economy and developments in Ukraine. more
President Barack Obama’s advisers said the U.S. economy is on track to strengthen and add more jobs in the next two years because many of the impediments to faster growth have subsided. more
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