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Economic Activity
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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined last week for the first time in a month, heading back toward the lowest levels in more than a decade and signaling firings remain muted. more
Employment increased in 306 out of the 339 largest counties in September, and Providence was no exception with 1.8 percent growth, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Paolino Properties has purchased a 123,000-square-foot building that houses Hasbro Inc.’s research and development, and administrative and data offices. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory was 1.6 percent in January, a 0.5 percentage point drop from a year ago, according to data from CoreLogic. more
Rhode Island’s rate of foreclosure starts in the first quarter was highest in New England and fifth highest in the nation, according to HousingWorks RI. more
Providence has made it to the next round in Outside Magazine’s best town in America competition. more
The Providence Journal building is under agreement for sale to local development company Cornish Associates, which hopes to close on the property by the end of March, according to Arnold B. “Buff” Chace Jr., managing general partner for Cornish. more
Gasoline prices have had a double-digit drop for the third consecutive week in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, reaching their lowest point in five years, according to AAA Southern New England. more
The website 24/7 Wall St says Rhode Island is the third worst state for black Americans for reasons ranging from low home ownership rates to high unemployment. more
A new initiative linking 12 northeastern states will help farmers and forest owners adapt to climate changes, according to the University of Rhode Island, which has a lead role. more
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