Updated October 27 at 12:36pm
Economic Activity
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The U.S. Small Business Administration this week awarded $427,950 to Rhode Island to help grow export-related activity among small businesses. more
American service companies expanded in September at the fastest rate in almost a year, returning the economy’s biggest segment to a steady growth path after a slump in the prior month. more
Companies in September added the fewest number of workers in five months, showing the labor market is cooling after strong gains for much of this year, data from the ADP Research Institute in Roseland, N.J., showed Wednesday. more
After a “truly disappointing” second quarter, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro found the August current conditions index rose to 75 from the revised 67 measured in July, showing the start to a more positive third quarter. more
With 5.71 percent of people uninsured, Rhode Island has the seventh lowest uninsured rate in the U.S., according to an in-depth analysis conducted by personal finance website WalletHub released this week. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester said the economy is ripe for an interest-rate increase and repeated that the Fed’s November meeting should be viewed as “live” for a policy decision, despite its proximity to the U.S. presidential election. more
There has been almost no change in the amount of foreclosure petitions filed by lenders in Massachusetts over the past year. more
Returning for its 11th year, Newport Restaurant Week will take place from Nov. 4-13, and feature the culinary creations of more than 50 Newport and Bristol County-based restaurants, cafes and bistros. more
Gasoline prices rose 3 cents in Rhode Island and 2 cents in Massachusetts this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Marcel Valois has left his senior adviser position at R.I. Commerce Corp. to take a job as the first executive director for the American Council of Engineering Companies of Rhode Island, a member organization of the Washington, D.C.-based American Council of Engineering Companies. more
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