Updated May 22 at 1:38pm
Economic Activity
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Twin River Casino has emerged as the big winner in the casino race – for the time being, according to casino expert Clyde W. Barrow. more
Service industries unexpectedly expanded at a faster pace in February, encouraging companies that make up the biggest part of the U.S. economy to take on more workers. more
The Woonsocket Creative Placemaking Project is asking city artists and arts businesses to complete a survey and attend an event next week as part of its effort to revitalize Woonsocket through arts-based investment. more
State hotel tax collections increased 9.3 percent in December compared with December 2013, and climbed 8.1 percent for the first six months of the fiscal year, according to information released Wednesday by the state Department of Revenue. more
Companies in the U.S. added more than 200,000 workers to payrolls in February, indicating the labor market remains on its strong trajectory, according to a private employment report. more
Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership has released its 2014 annual report, showing that Massachusetts manufacturing companies had a nearly 67 percent increase in jobs created, 71 percent increase in the number of new hires, 63 percent increase in sales and 79 percent increase in cost savings last year. more
The website 24/7 Wall St has ranked the best and worst states for business and the Ocean State landed among the bottom 10. more
Business leaders in the U.S. adopted a more optimistic outlook in the first quarter as sales projections for the next six months reached a three-year high and capital-spending plans also advanced. more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded more than $5.6 million to Rhode Island to provide permanent homes and services to low-income people with disabilities in an effort to prevent them from becoming homeless or unnecessarily institutionalized. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area increased 1 percent in January compared with the same period a year ago, according to data released Tuesday by CoreLogic. more
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