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The rebound in fuel costs pushed up U.S. wholesale prices in May for a second month, overshadowing a drop in pricing power that signals inflation will take time to move toward the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Fewer Federal Reserve officials expect the central bank to raise interest rates more than once this year, as policy makers gave a mixed picture of a U.S. economy where growth is picking up and job gains are slowing. more
A stately College Hill mansion with a literary connection has been sold to Paolino Properties. Halsey House, at 140 Prospect St., served as a setting in H.P. Lovecraft’s short novel “The Case of Charles Dexter Ward.” more
U.S. banks contending with tough rules and markets are still stronger than many overseas rivals and will soak up business, Bank of America Corp. CEO Brian Moynihan said. more
Retail sales rose more than forecast in May, showing consumer spending will help boost economic growth in the second quarter. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate fell to 1.5 percent in April, a 6 percent drop from April 2015, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
The World War II Foundation and (add)ventures each received Boston/New England Emmy Awards from the the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at the 39th annual Boston/New England Emmy Awards Ceremony earlier this month. more
Cash collections increased 1.7 percent when comparing the first 10 months of the fiscal year with the same period last year, but fell 5.5 percent when comparing April with April 2015. more
As a result of the drought that began on April 1, 2015, the U.S. Small Business Administration said that the deadline to apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans is July 5 for eligible small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations in Kent, Providence and Washington counties in Rhode Island. more
Two rehabilitation projects, one in downtown Providence, and another in downtown Pawtucket, have received historic preservation tax credits, according to the R.I. Division of Taxation. more
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