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Economic Activity
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Industrial production climbed 0.2 percent in June, capping the strongest quarter in almost four years and indicating manufacturers are providing a bigger spark for the U.S. economy. more
David M. Wax, managing director of the nonprofit Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre, is retiring after two years in the position. more
Consumer confidence in the U.S. unexpectedly declined in July to a four-month low as Americans’ outlook for the economy dimmed. more
Although Rhode Island’s unemployment rate posted a significant drop in June to 7.9 percent, the state jobless rate tied with Mississippi as the highest in the country, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. more
The owner of The Providence Journal has purchased Stephens Media LLC, the publisher of 11 daily and 64 weekly and niche publications and associated websites across seven states for $102.5 million. more
The Cherrystone Angel Group is one of the first angel groups in the nation to receive a certification aimed at lessening the burden placed on entrepreneurs to prove accredited status of investors. more
One of the largest senior apartment complexes in Providence will be renovated and preserved for affordable housing, under a $26 million. more
Year over year, Rhode Island collections for the 5 percent hotel tax increased by about 3.4 percent this past January, according to data released Thursday by the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
Job openings climbed in January, pointing to sustained gains in the U.S. labor market after the best year of hiring since 1999. more
Most taxpayers have already filed their tax returns in advance of the April 15 tax deadline, but the Internal Revenue Service is reminding those who haven’t that there are alternatives available if they cannot file their returns or pay their taxes on time. more
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