Updated January 22 at 6:38am
Economic Activity
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July was a “pleasant surprise” as economic growth measured by University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro’s current conditions index jumped 16 percentage points from June. more
U.S. stocks fell in the worst selloff since Britain voted to leave the European Union, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling almost 400 points after a Federal Reserve official signaled more willingness to raise interest rates. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren moved more firmly into the camp of hawkish policy makers, warning that waiting too long to raise interest rates threatened to overheat the U.S. economy and could risk financial stability. more
The Rhode Island economy contracted in the second quarter at an annualized rate of 1.2 percent, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Friday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
The R.I. Department of Administration awarded a $16.97 million contract Thursday for construction of a long-sought pedestrian bridge over the Providence River, to connect separated parcels of the former Interstate 195 lands. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday authorized development of the $45 million Garrahy parking garage, a project sought by the developer of a proposed life sciences and mixed use center on the Interstate 195 lands. more
Wexford Science & Technology LLC announced Thursday it has become an independent company, owned and operated by its existing management team, that will focus on managing and operating university-focused research and innovation districts. more
East Greenwich has the most expensive homes in the state, while Providence has the most affordable, according to a report from Coldwell Banker Real Estate released Thursday. more
A trial date will be set in the lawsuit that High Rock Westminster Street LLC filed against former Industrial Trust Co. building tenant Bank of America, according to a Sept. 7 order from U.S. District Court Judge William E. Smith. more
In an effort to reduce air emissions and appease disgruntled community members, the owner of a proposed power plant in Burrillville has cut in half the days it would run the plant on oil. more
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