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Venture capitalists invested $16.3 million in Rhode Island companies in 2015, considerably less than in 2014, when venture capital investments topped $124 million. more
The International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for U.S. growth this year, urging the Federal Reserve to lean toward modestly overshooting its inflation target in considering whether the economy can handle higher interest rates. more
The process for building a pedestrian bridge connecting the two sides of the Providence River in the I-195 redevelopment district, will move forward this month, the R.I. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. more
The Providence metro ranked 20th among the nation’s 40 largest metropolitan areas for its 4.5 percent home price increase in December compared with December 2014, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
For the 13th consecutive week, gasoline prices have fallen in Rhode Island, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Jobless claims increased more than expected last week, reflecting a jump in California that otherwise masked steady progress in the U.S. labor market. more
(Updated 1:24 p.m.) Stocks tumbled around the world, with U.S. equities headed for their lowest levels in 15 months, and bonds and gold jumped as oil’s plunge below $30 sent markets reeling. Treasuries extended gains as economic data and earnings added to concern that global growth is faltering. more
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Summer is over but that doesn't mean the end of the tourism season in Rhode Island. The target through Thanksgiving is an older, more international group of visitors. The extension of the tourism economy into November is the result … more
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