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This time government is in the room for discussions about the future of the Rhode Island economy, but it is only one source of debate among business leaders. more
Consumer sentiment in the U.S. fell in October to a nine-month low as the government’s partial shutdown and the debt-ceiling debate caused outlooks to sour. more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators produced by Providence Business News and e-forecasting.com rose 0.6 percent in September to 123.3 from 122.6 in August. more
Derrick Bulaich locked in a home- loan rate of 4.6 percent last week, prompted by a surge in borrowing costs as investors speculated the Federal Reserve would pull back from bond buying. Bulaich, who said he wishes he’d acted sooner, still plans to complete the purchase today of the four-bedroom Sacramento home because values in the city remain 42 percent below their 2005 peak despite recent gains. more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes climbed more than forecast in July to the fastest pace since November 2009 as more buyers entered the market before further increases in mortgage rates. more
Consumer spending in the U.S. rose more than projected in March, reflecting a jump in outlays for services that is unlikely to be repeated, signaling the biggest part of the economy will soften this quarter. more
Gasoline prices maintained their consistent rise over the last week in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts, the fourth consecutive week of higher prices in both states, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England. more
Stocks rose, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average reaching 16,000 for the first time, as China’s pledge to expand economic freedoms spurred speculation the country is headed toward more sustainable growth. more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators produced by Providence Business News and e-forecasting.com was unchanged at 122.4 in April. more
Toray Plastics (America) Inc., the North Kingstown-based manufacturer of polypropylene films, has pledged $2 million toward a $125 million capital project to overhaul the University of Rhode Island’s College of Engineering facilities. more
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