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A new $1.3 million grant program will focus on employers’ needs in cultivating a stronger workforce to jump-start the Rhode Island economy, the governor announced Monday. more
With crude oil prices at levels not seen since 2003, gasoline prices in the region continued to drop. The average price of self-serve, unleaded regular gas in Rhode Island hit $1.94 per gallon this week, 5 cents less than the price a week ago, said AAA Northeast. more
Teespring has closed its Davol Square office, marking the last phase of a restructuring that began over the summer, a company spokeswoman said Monday. more
New tax rules intended to ease the financial burden on corporations and individuals take effect Jan. 1, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
Consumer confidence retreated in July as Americans’ expectations deteriorated to an eight-month low. more
An oceanfront estate overlooking the Cliff Walk sold on Monday for $15 million, the most expensive residential sale in Rhode Island in the past two years, according to Lila Delman Real Estate International, which represented the seller. more
On Thursday, some of the biggest lingering questions about the U.S. economy may be answered, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch Deputy Head of U.S. Economics Michelle Meyer and U.S. Economist Alexander Lin. more
U.S. stocks rallied the most since 2011, halting a six-day rout, as investors found some relief after the worst global equity rout in almost four years. Treasuries fell and the dollar rose. more
(Updated 1:26 p.m.) The Small Business Administration’s 7(a) loans hit their annual lending cap of $18.75 billion this week, and the agency has instituted a waiting list for new loans as a result, The Business Journals reported. more
A company that has proposed a $50 million student apartment building on the first parcel under contract in the former Interstate 195 lands has received a one-month extension to secure an agreement for tax incentives with the city. more
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