Updated October 1 at 12:26pm
Economic Activity
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The two Democratic candidates competing for the party’s presidential nomination have started opening offices in Rhode Island, preparing for the state’s April 26 primary election. more
Businesses in New England’s First District have a generally positive outlook, as they continue to report rising revenue, and they expect that to persist, according to the Beige Book, the Federal Reserve’s report on economic data, released Wednesday. more
Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co., two historic giants of U.S. industry, will join in an all-stock merger of equals that’s the first step in a plan to create three new highly-focused businesses. more
A Canadian company that has proposed to import cement through the Port of Providence is scheduled for a hearing Thursday at Providence City Hall on its request for tax incentives to improve its local facility. more
An “inauspicious start” to the fourth quarter is at least not as bad as it could be, as reflected in economic momentum in Rhode Island that slowed in October, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
On the heels of a healthy August, September’s economic momentum in Rhode Island fared almost as well, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
(Updated 3:36 p.m. and 9:33 a.m.) A Florida company is moving its executive team of 10 employees to Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island ranked second for a 12.7 percent year-over-year increase in construction employment in January, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Single-family home sales jumped 34.7 percent in April to 4,278 - the best percentage gain in four years, The Warren Group said Tuesday. more
U.S. stocks rose for the first time since Britain voted to leave the European Union, rebounding amid optimism that policymakers are committed to limit the fallout from the U.K.’s exit. more
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