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Economic Activity
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The Federal Reserve shouldn’t raise interest rates too soon because the U.S. economy still needs the support of easy monetary policy, said John Williams, president of the San Francisco Fed. more
Marking the 18th straight week of falling prices, Rhode Island gasoline prices dropped 12 cents from last week, for an average self-serve, regular price of $2.41 per gallon, according to AAA Southern New England. more
With video stores and retailers closing their doors, retail real estate has had a tough half-decade. The cure? Urgent care clinics. more
HealthSource RI is reporting that nearly 5,000 new customers have signed up for the state’s health benefits exchange. more
WASHINGTON - Contracts to purchase previously owned homes rose in November as employment gains and low borrowing costs helped bring potential buyers into the market. The pending home sales index … more
Greater opportunities to land a job and persistent declines in the cost of gasoline are making Americans feel more hopeful about the economy. more
Verve, Inc., the producer of Glee Gum and Make Your Own Candy Kits, won a Summer 2014 People & Planet Award from Green America, and will spend the prize money on a fall gift to teachers. more
If you’re in the market for a million-dollar home, there are plenty to choose from in Rhode Island, according to Zillow, an online real estate database. more
The nonseasonally adjusted jobless rate for the Providence-Fall River-Warwick area dipped one-tenth of a percentage point in August, improving to 7.9 percent from 8 percent a month earlier. more
Manufacturing moderated at the end of last year to a more sustainable pace of growth as U.S. factories adjusted to weaker overseas markets and steady demand from domestic customers. more
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