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Purchases of new U.S. homes slumped in September to a 10-month low, disrupting a trend of steady improvement this year in the industry. more
It won’t be long until you start seeing commercials for Black Friday specials and Cyber Monday bargains. This year, Deutsche Bank’s Chief International Economist Torsten Sløk expects the holiday season to bring a lot of cheer to retailers, many of which have struggled since the recession. more
In the last few years the state has taken steps toward alleviating some of the financial pressures felt by retirees, but some tax professionals believe more could be done to prevent those in their twilight years from leaving the Ocean State. … more
The New England Economic Partnership economic forecast, detailed in this week's Op-Ed piece by Bryant University economist Edinaldo Tebaldi, predicts that while job growth will occur in Rhode Island over the next few years, it will be uneven across … more
This week's cover story tells a tale that every small businessperson dreads: a major customer goes under, leaving you with a bill that amounts to more than 10 percent of your yearly revenue. The company can't pay bills, lines of credit dry … more
Rhode Island's economy has sustained its recovery, but it also displays troubling signs of major structural problems as the New England Economic Partnership projects regional trends through 2018. On the positive side, net general sales and … more
In his forecast for Rhode Island's economy, Bryant University economist Edinaldo Tebaldi cuts right to the chase: "Rhode Island's economy has sustained its recovery, but it also displays troubling signs," he said. His report, … more
Rhode Island is one of the worst states for business, ranking 46th – or fifth worst – in the nation for the second year in a row, according to Forbes.com. more
The International Tennis Hall of Fame has released its class of 2016 nominees, Justine Henin, Marat Safin and Helena Sukova. more
Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi will end the year shaping each other’s decision making. more
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