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The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, a sign the job market is sustaining progress. more
GTECH S.p.A. and Sony Pictures Consumer Products have announced a multi-year licensing agreement granting GTECH property licensing rights to television game shows Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!. more
The labor-market recovery that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen seeks is proving incomplete as many U.S. workers languish in part-time jobs. more
The U.S. jobless rate declined to a six-year low of 5.9 percent in September and employers in the U.S. added more workers than projected, signs of more vigor in the labor market that will help sustain faster economic growth. more
Corvias Campus Living has landed a $517 million contract with the University of Georgia to maintain and expand the school system’s student housing. more
Aspen Aerogels has been chosen by the East Providence Chamber of Commerce as the 2014 recipient of its Business of the Year Award. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders rose more than forecast in July, reaching the highest level in six months, as growing payrolls brightened the outlook after a shaky first half. more
Retail sales showed a broad-based gain in June, which probably helped the U.S. economy rebound in the second quarter. more
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
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