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Job openings in the U.S. climbed in December to the second-highest level on record, a sign demand for labor remains strong. more
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is evaluating a proposal for the first offshore wind project in California. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator was flat in December, as only three of the nine components that comprise it had a positive contribution: jobless claims, exports of manufactures and interest rate spread. more
Providence has proposed two standardized tax incentive programs for development in the Interstate 195 corridor, including one that would defer full taxes for projects of at least $10 million for 13 years. more
The great American jobs machine keeps humming and inflation is finally stirring to life. Still, economists are split over how aggressively the Federal Reserve will signal its next interest-rate move when policy makers meet on March 15-16. more
American shoppers’ reluctance to open their wallets has economists stumped. more
The promoter of “Ironman” events will forfeit $2.8 million raised from an illegal lottery that gave athletes a chance to enter its annual championship in Hawaii. more
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council has released its take on Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s proposed fiscal 2016 budget, and said that expected surplus funds can be utilized to improve the state’s economic climate and enhance its economic development. more
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. last week reported an aggregate net income of $39.8 billion of all FDIC-insured banks for this year’s first quarter, which represents a 6.9 percent increase from a year earlier. more
Site work is expected to begin Tuesday for construction of an eight-story parking garage to support tenants at the $220 million South Street Landing project. more
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