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Economic Activity
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The Massachusetts economy will continue to expand over the next six months “at a moderate pace,” but the tightening labor market and slower worldwide economic growth are expected to restrain growth, according to the MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index. more
Malala Yousafzai, the 19-year-old Pakistani girls’ and children’s education activist, addressed a sold-out crowd at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Thursday evening where she talked about women’s equality and the impact of education in fighting terrorism. more
Capital Properties, which owns a significant part of the Capital Center Special Development District in Providence as well as a petroleum storage facility in East Providence, reported increases in net income and revenue in the second quarter that ended June 30. more
A U.S. District Court judge sided with plaintiffs who want to stop the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe from building its $1 billion First Light Resort and Casino here. more
Consumer confidence slid in July from the prior month on dimmer views of the U.S. economy’s prospects and lingering concerns among higher-income earners about global market conditions. more
Nelipak Corp. recently acquired Tegrant Alloyd Brands of Puerto Rico Inc., a subsidiary of the thermoforming firm Sonoco Products Co., for an undisclosed sum. more
The U.S. economy expanded less than forecast in the second quarter after a weaker start to the year than previously estimated as companies slimmed down inventories and remained wary of investing amid shaky global demand. more
As was widely anticipated, Federal Reserve officials refrained from adopting new policy measures at the conclusion of their two-day policy meeting on Wednesday. more
The U.S. homeownership rate fell to the lowest in more than 50 years as rising prices put buying out of reach for many renters. more
A settlement allowing the parent companies of Stop & Shop and Hannaford Supermarket to merge requires the companies to divest 81 stores nationwide, including eight in Massachusetts. more
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