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Record-high egg prices in the U.S. are forcing restaurants to get creative with their advertisements. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island decreased 8 cents from last week, and fell 6 cents in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
The heyday of worker productivity in the U.S. may have passed. Employee output per hour rose at a 1.3 percent annualized rate from April through June, following declines of 1.1 percent in the first quarter and 2.2 percent in the last three months of 2014, a Labor Department report showed Tuesday in Washington. more
Leonard Lardaro said Rhode Island’s economy showed more strength in June, and appears to be transitioning to a more rapid rate of economic growth. more
Rhode Island will partner with the Brookings Institution, one of the nation’s most prominent public policy organizations, to identify economic development initiatives and industries that have the most potential to strengthen the economy. more
Billionaires will have their pick of business jets as Embraer and Cessna roll out shiny new models in a bid to woo buyers to a market that’s struggling to recover from the 2008 slump. more
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said stubbornly low inflation in the U.S. won’t persist with the economy near full employment. more
In Rhode Island, Providence County has the largest annual inheritance sums at approximately $1.2 billion, according to SmartAsset. more
Employers added 215,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate held at a seven-year low of 5.3 percent, signs of further progress in the U.S. labor market that’s keeping the Federal Reserve on the path toward raising interest rates as soon as next month. more
New England had the third-lowest unemployment rate in June among the nine geographic divisions nationwide at 4.8 percent in June, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
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