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Consumer confidence rose in December as Americans embraced more employment opportunities and persistent declines in prices at the gas pump. more
Get ready for a disastrous year for U.S. government bonds. That’s the message forecasters on Wall Street are sending. more
U.S. stocks rose, extending gains after a five-day rally in equities that sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average above 18,000 for the first time. more
The average price of regular gasoline at U.S. pumps slid to the lowest level since May 15, 2009, dropping 24.68 cents in the two weeks ended Dec. 19 to $2.4713 a gallon, according to Lundberg Survey Inc. more
Service providers from U.S. retailers to builders expanded in November at the second-fastest pace in more than nine years, indicating the world’s largest economy is forging ahead through a global slowdown. more
Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week as employers retained staff to meet domestic demand for goods and services ahead of the holiday season. more
Job openings in the U.S. climbed in October to the second highest level in almost 14 years as employers looked for staff to contend with strengthening demand. more
Gasoline prices in the Ocean State are continuing to drop, falling another 3 cents from last week, according to AAA Southern New England’s weekly survey. more
Thundermist Health Center received an $84,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farmers Promotion Program to open a winter farmer’s market. more
Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc., owner of the Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins chains, fell the most since 2011 after the company’s annual forecast missed estimates. more
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