Updated March 26 at 6:25pm
Economic Activity
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The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.6 percent in September from August, and similarly unmoved from the September 2015 rate, according to a Thursday release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Single-family home sales fell 4.4 percent in Massachusetts in October to 4,913 from 5,138 a year ago, The Warren Group said Tuesday. more
In continued celebration of its 35th anniversary, and as part of their monthly film series, the Rhode Island International Film Festival showed four movies around the theme of “films with a heart” at the Second Stage Studio in Cumberland on Thursday. more
(Updated 1:46 p.m.) U.S. stocks edged lower, with the Dow Jones industrial Average failing to make progress toward 20,000, as oil erased gains and a rally in the dollar faltered in light trading ahead of the holidays. more
Rhode Island has one of the highest percentages of Latino-owned businesses in New England, but many of these entrepreneurs report challenges in gaining access to capital and resources that could help their business grow, according to a new report by the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Thursday recognized Rhode Island lending institutions that have excelled as SBA lenders this year, noting that 2016 had the highest volume of loans in the Ocean State’s history, as 457 were made for more than $130 million. more
Output at U.S. manufacturers rose for the third time in four months on production of consumer goods and construction materials, a sign the industry is recovering from a prolonged spell of weakness. more
August sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts reached the second highest mark of the year, The Warren Group said this week. more
A record number of Rhode Island students took College Board tests last year, but Scholastic Aptitude Test scores fell compared with the prior year, according to a report released by the College Board on Tuesday. more
(Updated 2:38 p.m.) The new president and CEO of T.F. Green Airport is Iftikhar Ahmad, who led the international airport of New Orleans through six years of passenger and route growth, according to an announcement by the R.I. Airport Corp. more
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