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Jobless claims unexpectedly decreased to the lowest level since 1973 as the U.S. labor market remains a pillar of support in the world’s largest economy. more
Higher aviation, systems and industrial sales fueled increases in income and revenue in Textron Inc.’s first quarter. more
Purchases of previously owned U.S. homes rose more than projected in March, indicating resilience in demand heading into the spring selling season. more
Bucking their rent-not-own reputation, millennials are looking forward to buying a home, but many have grossly underestimated just how much they’ll need for that all-important down payment. more
A Boston development team plans to convert the former Imperial Knife Factory in the Olneyville neighborhood to 60 affordable apartments, in part by demolishing non-original portions of the building. more
Brown University has the best value in Rhode Island, according to SmartAsset, a financial technology company. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders was little changed in April, indicating the housing market lacked momentum as the spring selling season got under way. more
Vestis Retail Group LLC, the operator of Eastern Mountain Sports, filed for bankruptcy protection after failing to adjust to changes in U.S. shopping habits, especially among young people. more
The city’s tallest building has lost nearly half its value over the past three years, according to the revaluation prepared for Providence by a commercial contractor. more
Rhode Island ranked second in the nation for its 13.3 percent year-over-year construction job growth in March, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
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