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WASHINGTON - Orders for American-made durable goods unexpectedly dropped in February as manufacturers absorbed the damage inflicted by a rising dollar and slumping energy production. Bookings for … more
Hugh Fisher in 2006 sat in the back of a conference room in Tennessee with his arms folded and his mind made up that his trip to learn about "woman-centric" home design was one big waste of time. "I said to myself, ‘What could a woman … more
The U.S. economy expanded at 2.2 percent annualized pace in the fourth quarter, led by the biggest gain in consumer spending in eight years. more
Consumer confidence declined to an eight- week low as attitudes about the economy dimmed, particularly among those at the bottom of the income ladder. more
Single-family home sales rose 2 percent year over year in March, despite severe winter weather, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors reported Monday. more
A newly constructed apartment building in College Hill, which opened in June, has secured tenants for nearly all of its 267 beds. more
The Acadia Center has released a study showing the value of solar projects in Rhode Island. more
(Updated 12:16, 12:28 and 12:58 p.m.) The New York Stock Exchange halted trading in all securities as it addressed a computer malfunction and said it canceled all outstanding orders. more
Legislators on Wednesday approved a $38.1 billion state budget for fiscal 2016 which they said emphasizes economic growth, support for residents most in need and reform of the state’s transportation system. more
Something remarkable happened in the recently concluded legislative session. For the first time in a long time, the governor's budget initiatives weren't dead on arrival. And a flood of new resources is being pumped into economic-development … more
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