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October is a long shot, but Wall Street isn’t ruling it out. more
Orders for capital goods increased in July by the most in more than a year, showing corporate spending was finding its footing prior to the turmoil in financial markets. more
A rebound that took the Dow Jones Industrial Average up more than 440 points disappeared as traders said trepidation over what will happen in China’s market made holding on to stocks too risky for most investors. more
Providence may be one of the worst housing markets in the country, but it’s also one of the best communities in Rhode Island to sell a home, according to separate studies. more
July was the best month for single-family home sales in Massachusetts since June 2005, and the best month for condominium sales since August 2007, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
Surging auto recalls and rising prices contributed to U.S. car owners’ lowest satisfaction rating since 2004, according to an annual survey. more
American stocks provided no refuge from the rout in all but the safest of global assets, as the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index sank into a correction. more
The R.I. Department of Transportation assumed the operation and maintenance of the Wickford Junction commuter rail station Monday, opting to save money by not renewing a private contract for the services. more
(Updated 10:37 a.m.) The Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership announced Monday it is committing all of its $350,000 in state funding to programming for small manufacturers in Rhode Island through its new “Rocket” program. more
Redevelopment plans for the ruins of the Potter Hill Mill in Westerly and the former Church Hill Grammar School in Pawtucket will receive state historic preservation tax credits, the state announced Monday. more
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