Updated November 25 at 7:39pm
Economic Activity
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Wage growth is poised to accelerate at small U.S. companies this month after a slowdown in October. more
Rhode Island received a D+ in the 2015 State Integrity Investigation, which, surprisingly, was the fifth-best score in the nation. more
Applications are being accepted for the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, which is expected to award approximately $200,000 to winners and finalists in May. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said encouraging U.S. economic data coupled with emerging signs of risk taking by some investors make it appropriate for the central bank to consider raising interest rates as soon as next month, while moving gradually thereafter. more
The decision of a Melbourne, Fla.-based company that specializes in LED lighting to relocate its headquarters to West Warwick was heralded by the governor on Monday at a press conference. more
Reversing a downward trend, prices of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline jumped 3 cents in Rhode Island and Massachusetts this week, AAA Northeast said. more
Fitch Ratings has affirmed its ratings on Pawtucket’s general obligation bonds at BBB+, and is maintaining a stable outlook. more
Warwick had the lowest unemployment rate in September at 4.2 percent among four area cities identified by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Payrolls and wage growth soared in October, prompting the market to fortify its resolve that the Federal Reserve will deliver its first interest rate hike in roughly nine and a half years in December. more
On the heels of a healthy August, September’s economic momentum in Rhode Island fared almost as well, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
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