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Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo said inflation and unemployment haven’t reached levels that would justify an increase in interest rates, even without risks from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. more
American service providers expanded in June at the fastest pace in seven months on stronger orders and sales that signal a healthy U.S. economy. more
(Updated, 6:15 p.m.) Ventas Inc., a real estate investment trust with more than 1,300 properties, has announced its intention to purchase substantially all of the assets of Wexford Science & Technology LLC. more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday more than $1.98 million in grants to Rhode Island Housing to renew support for the Sunrise Project and New Transitions programs, which assist low-income people living with HIV/AIDS and their families. more
According to Goldman Sachs Group Inc., now is not the time to buy stocks. The firm says it expects there to be a pullback of as much as 10 percent in the S&P 500 before it makes a comeback to 2,100 later this year. more
Commodity producers and lenders led U.S. stocks lower, as the S&P 500 Index snapped its longest winning streak in three months, after comments from Bank of England Governor Mark Carney rekindled concerns that Britain’s exit from the European Union will further weigh on tepid global growth. more
Gasoline prices continued their downward trend in Massachusetts over the last week, with Rhode Island joining the trend a week after seeing no change in its prices, according to AAA Northeast. more
A major player in U.S. renewable energy happens to be a five-sided building in Virginia usually associated with deployment of power rather than consumption of it. more
Single-family home prices increased 5.4 percent in May in Rhode Island compared with a year earlier, according to CoreLogic. The real estate data tracker’s Tuesday release also reported that home prices, including distressed sales, increased 5 percent in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area over the year. more
Jobless rates fell in 333 of the 387 metropolitan areas nationwide over the year in May, including in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported this week. more
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