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United Parcel Service Inc. said it expects six days during this holiday season to surpass its single-busiest shipping day last year, a workload sure to put its yearlong preparation to the test as online retail sales rise. more
Treasury two-year notes set for sale today were poised to draw the lowest yield in five months on speculation the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates low even as it ends its bond-buying program. more
A national solar power provider announced on Monday it will begin providing service in 10 Rhode Island municipalities, increasing its national footprint to 18 states. more
Single-family home sales increased on an annual basis in every state in the First District, except Massachusetts, where the number of sales declined, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report that notes economic conditions from early April to late May. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory was 1.7 percent in December, a half a percentage point drop from a year ago, according to data firm CoreLogic. more
Home sales are expected to increase by 9 percent in 2015, and home price growth is expected to be moderate, according to data firm CoreLogic’s 2015 housing outlook report. more
A higher deduction is now being allowed for business assets, according to the state Department of Revenue’s 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
The world’s largest economy surged in the third quarter, expanding at the fastest pace in more than a decade, as U.S. consumers and businesses spent more than previously estimated. more
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