Updated November 30 at 3:30pm
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The cost of living excluding food and fuel rose again in October after picking up the prior month, showing inflation edging closer toward the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Benrus will be throwing its hat into the ring during the holiday shopping season with the opening of a retail store on Nov. 19 at 10 a.m. at 39 Pike St. more
Self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline fell a penny in Rhode Island and Massachusetts from last week, AAA Northeast said. more
General Electric Co. is using the Port of Providence to receive and assemble wind turbines destined for the Deepwater Wind LLC offshore wind project near Block Island. more
Faster growth in some commercial real-estate markets underscores the risk of creating imbalances in the U.S. economy the longer the Federal Reserve keeps their benchmark interest rate close to zero, said Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren. more
(Updated, 1:45 p.m., Nov. 14) The recently completed Trans-Pacific Partnership has benefits for Rhode Island businesses and communities as it will eliminate all foreign import taxes on industrial and consumer goods, according to the U.S. Commercial Service. more
Hasbro Inc. was named “Best Corporate Citizen” in the consumer items industry in the country, according to the 10 Best Corporate Citizens List by Industry for 2015 by Corporate Responsibility Magazine. more
Consumer sentiment climbed more than forecast in November as Americans took heart in lower interest rates and store discounts. more
Sales at U.S. retailers rose less than forecast in October as consumers pocketed the money saved after fueling up their cars. more
A proposal to offer tax incentives to a Canadian company that wants to establish a cement distribution facility at the Port of Providence drew support from construction trade unions and the administration of Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Thursday, at a public hearing of the City Council Finance Committee. more
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