Updated January 21 at 12:26pm
Economic Activity
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American manufacturing expanded in December at the fastest pace in two years, reflecting firmer output and the biggest pickup in orders growth since August 2009. more
Bank Rhode Island recently opened its newest branch in Middletown, completing its 2016 expansion efforts. more
Mechanics Cooperative Bank donated $25,000 to local nonprofits through its second annual “Let’s Keep It Local! Community Grant Program!” more
The Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island and Trusted Choice members donated more than 250 gifts, along with other contributions, to the nonprofit Child & Family. more
The Massachusetts Bankers Association is urging consumers to be wary of ATM skimming, a type of theft costing banks and customers about $3 billion per year, according to FICO. more
Gary E. Furtado is the president and CEO of Navigant Credit Union, Rhode Island’s oldest credit union. He talks with Providence Business News about the credit union’s performance in 2016, its its challenges and what credit unions should be looking for in 2017. more
Giovanni Feroce, CEO of Benrus LLC, has filed a civil lawsuit against the former owner of the company, alleging contract interference, fraud and negligent misrepresentation. more
The General Assembly is expected to open its 2017-18 session on Tuesday, starting the new year with fresh appointments to key committees and 16 new members. more
Rhode Island’s ratio of business taxes to its gross state product is 5.4 percent, placing the Ocean State above the U.S. average of 4.6 percent, according to the 14th annual report released recently from Ernst & Young LLP conducted with the Council on State Taxation and State Research Tax Institute. more
Global stocks looked set to close a tumultuous year with the biggest gain since 2013, powered by a rally in the U.S. that offset annual declines in Europe and Japan. more
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