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Economic Activity
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The R.I. State Council on the Arts has awarded $765,531 to 131 different artists, schools and nonprofits for everything from operating support to funding community-based projects. more
Economy-watchers trying to figure out when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates may want to pay attention to an indicator buried in a Monday report on factories. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts fell 4 cents and 6 cents, respectively, from last week, hitting their lowest point since May, according to AAA Northeast. more
American households kept spending in June, capping a stronger quarterly performance for the biggest part of the economy. more
Consumer confidence retreated in July as Americans’ expectations deteriorated to an eight-month low. more
JPMorgan Chase & Co. tumbled to No. 10 in an annual survey of customer satisfaction for mortgage-servicing companies, behind competitors such as Bank of America Corp., after being ranked second-best by homeowners last year. more
The Boston Globe is offering another round of buyouts to newsroom employees, according to the Boston Business Journal and media industry blogger Jim Romenesko, which both obtained a memo from Globe Editor Brian McGrory to the staff. more
With unemployment in Massachusetts reaching pre-recession levels, the state’s economy is humming along, according to MassBenchmarks. more
The world’s largest economy expanded at a faster pace in the second quarter and managed to eke out a gain at the start of the year, painting a picture of incremental progress consistent with the Federal Reserve’s view. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area was one of 351 metro areas out of 387 that experienced a year-over-year drop in its jobless rate in June, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
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