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Economic Activity
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The long, slow U.S. economic recovery might finally be translating into better compensation for workers. People who make stuff or pull it out of the ground, though, aren’t seeing quite the same kinds of raises as those in sales, management and finance. more
For the third week in a row, gasoline prices in Rhode Island increased, jumping another 7 cents to $2.61 per gallon for self-serve, regular unleaded, according to AAA Northeast. more
Since the start of the year, more than 2,000 new businesses have registered with the R.I. Department of State. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said he needs to see signs that weak U.S. economic growth in the first quarter was temporary before he would feel comfortable raising interest rates. more
The city of Providence is one of 64 communities being considered for the “Best Town in America” by readers of Outside Magazine. more
Bristol County is the place to grow up in Rhode Island in terms of earning power if you are poor, according to a New York Times article which studied Rhode Island counties to determine how location affects future income. more
The state Department of Labor and Training is soliciting planning grant proposals for Real Jobs RI, which focuses on employers’ needs and is part of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s jobs plan to jumpstart the Rhode Island economy. more
With Mother’s Day less than a week away, WalletHub ranked the best and worst states for working moms, placing Vermont at the top of the list and Rhode Island at 19th. more
World Trade Day, edition No. 30, to be held May 20, gives us the opportunity to examine just what effects trade can have on the Ocean State. The event, produced by Bryant University's John H. Chafee Center for International Business, … more
Capital Properties Inc., the owner of a significant portion of the Capital Center Special Development District in Providence as well as a petroleum storage facility in East Providence, posted a more than 400 percent increase in net income in the first quarter to $400,000. more
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