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(Updated, 12:35 p.m.) Investors betting the Federal Reserve will accelerate its timetable for an interest-rate increase may have to think again after Friday’s jobs report. more
Are America’s small manufacturers poised for a resurgence or vulnerable to new technological disruption? more
The Civic Leadership Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation is kicking off its “community conversations” series on Jan. 15 at Rhode Island College with Shael Polakow-Suransky, president of Bank Street College of Education. more
The Business Workforce Center at the R.I. Department of Labor and Training will host a recruitment event on Tuesday to help Connextions recruit customer service specialists. more
Rhode Island ranked 20th in export growth among the 50 states during the first seven months of 2014, posting a 5.1 percent increase in foreign sales, according to figures from e-forecasting.com. more
The R.I. Department of Revenue corrected its fiscal year 2015 revenue assessment report for July 2014, determining that two errors were made, resulting in approximately $170,000 less revenue than was budgeted, instead of a previously reported surplus of nearly $300,000. more
The cost of living in the United States unexpectedly dropped in August for the first time in more than a year, showing inflation still is falling short of the Federal Reserve’s goal as policy makers meet. more
Interest in Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC is building among potential investors as its capital position improves, according to U.K. Financial Investments Ltd., which manages Britain’s stakes in bailed-out banks. more
The director of the R.I. Department of Revenue described state hotel tax collections as “up modestly” for July. more
NEW YORK - Hasbro Inc., seeking to make gains on Mattel Inc. in the market for girls’ toys, will develop dolls based on Walt Disney Co. princesses and the characters from last year’s blockbuster “Frozen.” more
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