Updated September 4 at 2:04pm
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Marking the 18th straight week of falling prices, Rhode Island gasoline prices dropped 12 cents from last week, for an average self-serve, regular price of $2.41 per gallon, according to AAA Southern New England. more
Jewelry marketer and distributor Richline Brands, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., has announced strategic partnerships with two companies as part of an effort to offer “smart” fine jewelry to retailers. more
Greater opportunities to land a job and persistent declines in the cost of gasoline are making Americans feel more hopeful about the economy. more
Manufacturing moderated at the end of last year to a more sustainable pace of growth as U.S. factories adjusted to weaker overseas markets and steady demand from domestic customers. more
A section of Atwells Avenue in Providence will be closed for the next year, beginning Monday, for rehabilitation of the Atwells Avenue Bridge where it crosses the Woonasquatucket River. 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Rhode Island’s corporate income tax rate dropped to 7 percent from 9 percent, and the franchise tax was officially repealed, as part of several tax changes that took effect on Jan. 1, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue Division of Taxation. more
U.S. stocks climbed, building on a year in which the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index surged to unprecedented highs and extended the bull market rally past 200 percent. more
The Markit Economics final index of U.S. manufacturing decreased to an 11-month low of 53.9 in December from 54.8 a month earlier, the London-based group said today. more
HealthSource RI is reporting that nearly 5,000 new customers have signed up for the state’s health benefits exchange. more
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