Updated September 4 at 2:04pm
Economic Activity
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Rhode Island ranked 14th among the 50 states for a 0.1 percent decline year-over-year in exports for the first six months of the year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
Foreclosure petitions and deeds increased year over year in July in Massachusetts, but auctions declined, according to data released Wednesday by The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
The proposed $4.3 million renovation of the former Trinity Church Parish House into seven condominium units, the Kay Hall Lofts, will qualify for state historic preservation tax credits. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 233rd out of 358 metro areas nationwide for its decline in construction employment year over year in July, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Companies in the U.S. added 190,000 workers to payrolls in August, figures from the ADP Research Institute in Roseland, N.J., showed Wednesday. more
Retail executives with hefty pay packages and plenty of low-wage employees could end up looking worse than bank leaders when the rule requiring companies to report the gap between their CEO and their median worker goes into effect. more
U.S. stocks joined a worldwide selloff, after equities’ worst month in more than three years, amid continuing concerns that China’s slowdown will weigh on the global economy. more
The Rhode Island Black Business Association has named five recipients of its 2015 Business Awards Program, who will be recognized in October at a gala at the Omni Providence Hotel. more
Manufacturing in the U.S. expanded in August at the slowest pace since May 2013 as anemic demand from emerging markets such as China translated into leaner factory order books. more
Home prices, including distressed sales, increased 4.6 percent year over year in July in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, according to CoreLogic. more
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