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Economic Activity
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Local 1 percent hotel tax collections rose 9.7 percent year over year in August and 13.8 percent through the first two months of the fiscal year compared with the prior fiscal period, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Friday. more
AAA Northeast said 42 percent of Americans plan to take a vacation this year, with most planning visits to warm weather destinations in the United States and abroad. more
In its first move in three months, Rhode Island’s Current Conditions Index fell to 67 in November from its 2016 high of 75 in October, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
Bank of America Corp. posted fourth-quarter revenue that missed analysts’ estimates as a 12 percent increase in bond trading fell short of predictions. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate fell to 1.1 percent in November, a 35.3 percent drop from November 2015, CoreLogic said this week. more
Americans love their cheese, but maybe not as much as dairy farmers do. more
Cash collections increased 2.2 percent over the year in November to $244.4 million, led by a 115.5 percent jump in departmental receipts, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Thursday. more
During its December meeting the R.I. State Council on the Arts awarded 68 grants totaling $164,890 to local schools, organizations, community centers and artists, according to a Thursday statement by the group. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, showing a healthy job market at the start of 2017. more
In a surprise turn of events, Invenergy Thermal Development LLC has secured an $18.4 million water-supply contract with Johnston, not Woonsocket. more
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