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Rhode Island ranked 35th in the nation for an 8.9 percent decline in exports through the first 10 months of 2015 compared with the same period last year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
The South Eastern Economic Development Corp. has named a Bristol County Savings Bank assistant vice president, “Banker of the Year.” more
Macy’s Inc. will fire or relocate about 3,000 workers and explore options for its real estate after the largest U.S. department-store company suffered a worse holiday period than it expected. more
U.S. stock-index futures sank, earlier falling the most since September, amid a China-led rout that continued to spread to equities around the globe. more
Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, a sign the U.S. labor market remained robust entering 2016. more
New year, same fears. Except now they’re hitting all at once. For U.S. stocks it’s meant the worst start since the financial crisis, while volatility in Europe has exploded to levels not seen in a decade. more
Meal and beverage tax collections, as well as hotel tax collections, grew over the year in October and on a fiscal year- to-date basis, the state Department of Revenue reported Wednesday. more
Comparing Rhode Island cities, Warwick consumers are in the best financial shape when it comes to paying off their credit card debt. more
It took nearly two years, three states, 18 towns, $483 million and enough wire to stretch from Providence to Durham, N.C., but Tuesday marked the completion of a major infrastructure project to upgrade Southern New England’s electric system. more
Diners are encouraged to “take a bite out of winter” during Providence Winter Restaurant Weeks, which begin Jan. 10 and run through Jan. 23. more
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