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Ninety-seven percent of American employers will provide a paid day off for Memorial Day, according to a Bloomberg BNA survey of more than 100 human resource professionals. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed for unemployment benefits last week, a sign labor market momentum continues to strengthen. more
Providence is the worst city for baseball fans, according to WalletHub’s latest study. more
Bank of America Corp., Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are among 22 financial companies accused of colluding to manipulate auctions of U.S. Treasury securities in a lawsuit filed by investors. more
Rhode Island ranked 40th among the states and the District of Columbia for its year-over-year single-family home price increase of 2.2 percent in April, according to data released Tuesday by CoreLogic. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 306th out of 358 metropolitan areas for losing 500 construction jobs in April, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Rhode Island ranked third from last among states and the District of Columbia for losing 900 construction jobs in May compared with May 2014. more
The American consumer, missing in action for much of 2015, showed up in May. more
While there is no question that Rhode Island is recovering from the Great Recession, the pace is languid. For example, the Ocean State's gross state product, as measured by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, increased in real terms (that … more
Rhode Island ranked 29th nationally and third in New England for its economic growth of 1.2 percent in 2014, according to data released Wednesday by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis. more
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