Updated November 26 at 6:26pm
Economic Activity
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Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said encouraging U.S. economic data coupled with emerging signs of risk taking by some investors make it appropriate for the central bank to consider raising interest rates as soon as next month, while moving gradually thereafter. more
Rhode Island is receiving more than $328,000 this year from the U.S. Department of Labor under a layoff prevention law established by Congress in 2012 through the efforts of U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed. more
(Updated 1:15 p.m.)Carousel Industries has been named “Commercial Partner of the Year, Americas” by Juniper Networks. more
(Updated, 5:55 p.m.) In an inaugural study of Rhode Island’s clean-energy industry, the state is recommending a number of steps be taken to help further expand the sector. more
Three projects will be recognized with Doris Duke Historic Preservation Awards this year, including the restoration of the Audrain Building on Bellevue Avenue, now home to the Audrain Auto Museum. more
Johnson & Wales University has purchased the former Club Karma at 101 Richmond St. for $1.6 million. more
An increase in June payrolls followed smaller gains in the prior two months, and wages were little changed as U.S. job market reflected a more moderate pace of economic growth. more
(Updated 3:32 p.m.) Rhode Island’s jobless rate fell to 5.6 percent in August, a two-tenths of a percentage point drop from July and 1.8 percentage point decline from August 2014, the state Department of Labor and Training reported on Thursday. more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes slumped in November from a one-year high, underscoring the uneven nature of the current recovery in residential real estate that’s been one of its defining characteristics. more
Gasoline prices are creeping up in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
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