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Confidence among U.S. homebuilders unexpectedly fell in May, reflecting cooling sales and slower buyer traffic, a sign the residential real-estate market will take time to gain momentum. more
The Volvo Ocean Race will continue Sunday as the six boats depart for the 2,800-mile nautical mile journey to Lisbon. more
Ninety-seven percent of American employers will provide a paid day off for Memorial Day, according to a Bloomberg BNA survey of more than 100 human resource professionals. more
The U.S. is supposed to be six years away from the worst of the financial crisis and ensuing recession, but Americans don’t seem to be feeling at all sure that the economy is recovering. more
Consumer confidence unexpectedly fell in May by the most in more than two years as Americans’ views on the economy dimmed. more
Govs. Gina M. Raimondo of Rhode Island and Charlie Baker of Massachusetts will headline the inaugural Regional Governors Panel at the 30th Annual World Trade Day at Bryant University on Wednesday. more
The city has approved a new, standardized tax stabilization ordinance to promote business investment, one that provides administrative approval for projects of at least $250,000. more
A special business-development session for defense industry manufacturers will be held next week through STEAM Engine USA. more
Since May 5, thousands of visitors have flocked to the Volvo Ocean Race Village at Fort Adams State Park, but downtown merchants said they had mixed experiences in welcoming the tourists. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, pushing the average over the past month to the lowest level in 15 years and underscoring labor-market strength. more
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