Updated January 26 at 10:26am
Economic Activity
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U.S. stocks climbed, building on a year in which the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index surged to unprecedented highs and extended the bull market rally past 200 percent. more
Rhode Island’s corporate income tax rate dropped to 7 percent from 9 percent, and the franchise tax was officially repealed, as part of several tax changes that took effect on Jan. 1, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue Division of Taxation. more
Special pricing from Jan. 11 to Jan. 24 will be offered at about 80 restaurants in Rhode Island and one Massachusetts town through Winter Restaurant Weeks, with some locations incorporating a Girl Scout cookie promotion. more
Rhode Island’s median single-family home price increased 3.2 percent in November compared with November 2013, but sales declined 2.4 percent during that same period, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said on Tuesday. more
If you’re convinced the plummet in yields of U.S. government bonds is an aberration, it may be because you haven’t been in the business long enough. more
Continuing its sustained trend, the price for self-serve, regular gasoline fell in the last week in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts by 7 cents per gallon, according to the weekly AAA Southern New England survey of prices. more
Rhode Island ranked No. 1 in the country for the highest percentage of monthly marijuana users, according to federal data. more
Nearly 100 percent of consumers search online for products and services, 91 percent have visited a store because of an online experience and 88 percent have been influenced by an online review. more
The Citizens Bank Foundation is awarding seven organizations and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation $100,000 to go toward improving the quality of life in Olneyville and other neighborhoods in Rhode Island. more
The New England consumer price index rose nearly 1 percent in November compared with a year ago on a nonseasonally adjusted basis, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
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