Updated July 31 at 5:31pm
Economic Activity
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Gasoline prices rose 4 cents in Rhode Island and Massachusetts from last week, according to AAA Northeast. more
Housing starts slumped in February by the most in four years as bad winter weather in parts of the U.S. prevented builders from initiating new projects. more
The Rhode Island commercial real estate market has strengthened in the past year and is expected to continue that trend into 2015, with vacancy rates in office space declining in both the downtown Providence and suburban markets. more
Wholesale prices in the U.S. fell more than forecast in January, led by plunging energy costs and signaling inflation remains tame even as the economy is expanding. more
Voters here on Tuesday narrowly approved a casino plan for the Brockton Fairgrounds by 143 votes, according to the Brockton Enterprise. more
Sales at U.S. retailers were little changed in April, starting the second quarter on a weak note as Americans remained reluctant to splurge. more
Mattel Inc. named Chairman Christopher Sinclair its permanent CEO as the world’s largest toymaker seeks to bounce back from a sales slump. more
(Updated 9:58 a.m.) A complaint was filed in Superior Court Wednesday against two Allens Avenue companies for alleged environmental violations from their scrap metal recycling operation by state Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. more
The cash sales share in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area was 32.1 percent in February, an increase of 3.3 percentage points compared with the same period a year ago, according to CoreLogic. more
As Gov. Gina M. Raimondo prepares to unveil her first state budget March 12 she's using some time-tested leadership tactics to up the stakes, sway public opinion and — arguably more important — … more
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