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Federal Reserve officials were divided in July over the urgency to raise interest rates again, with some preferring to wait because inflation remained benign and others wanting to go soon as the labor market nears full employment. more
G-Form LLC will provide all Finnish professional players with its shin pads through a multi-year partnership with the Finnish soccer players union. more
The Newport Skating Center will return to its former downtown location at the Newport Yachting Center this winter. more
Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co., two historic giants of U.S. industry, will join in an all-stock merger of equals that’s the first step in a plan to create three new highly-focused businesses. more
Rhode Island’s economic growth in February was “tepid at best,” according to Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
Three new incentive programs were launched Friday by officials to improve streetscapes in central business districts, provide tax stabilization incentives, and give tax credits to Rhode Island companies that play a role in persuading a supplier or customer to relocate to the Ocean State and create at least 10 new jobs. more
Consumer comfort in the first week of February held close to a three-month high as Americans grew more upbeat about the buying climate. more
Rhode Island must meet demands for workers by supporting postsecondary education, as social sciences, health care support, and science, technology, engineering and math jobs are the fastest-growing jobs in the state, according to a report from the New England Board of Higher Education: Higher Education’s Impact on the New England Economy: Investing in People. more
The World War II Foundation and (add)ventures each received Boston/New England Emmy Awards from the the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at the 39th annual Boston/New England Emmy Awards Ceremony earlier this month. more
Construction employment fell 0.6 percent in Rhode Island in June, to 16,800 from 16,900 in June 2015, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
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