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Economic Activity
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Sony Pictures said “The Interview” took in almost $1 million in ticket sales on Christmas Day, as the comedy filled U.S. theaters in limited release without incident following promised threats of violence. more
U.S. stocks fluctuated as investors weighed better-than-estimated bank earnings against Federal Reserve concerns about valuations for some social-media and biotech companies. more
Modest gains in economic momentum in May hold promise for Rhode Island this summer, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro said in his latest Current Conditions Index, but as usual that is only part of the story for the Ocean State. more
Rhode Island’s economic momentum picked up speed in December, improving the economic picture as 2015 begins, said Leonard Lardaro, an economist with the University of Rhode Island on Monday. more
A job fair will be held on March 19 to hire more than 900 employees for the new Tanger Outlets shopping center at Foxwoods Resort Casino. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, showing the labor market is making progress. more
Home sales in January decreased nearly 2 percent compared with the prior year period, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. The decline marked the first time sales decreased year over year since September. more
Gasoline prices increased in Rhode Island and Massachusetts for the third week in a row. more
TWO ECONOMIC INDEXES show that Rhode Island is coming back from the Great Recession, but at a less-than-robust pace. It's not a surprise, according to Providence College professor of business … more
About 90 percent of Rhode Island business leaders think the U.S. economy will improve in the next 12 months, based on a survey taken by about 350 attendees at the Santander Bank and Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook Breakfast at the Omni Hotel on Thursday. more
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