Updated November 26 at 12:26pm
Economic Activity
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An independent analysis of promising economic clusters for Providence to nurture has identified five stars: life sciences, food processing and packaging, social enterprise, design coupled with advanced manufacturing, and education technology. more
The Port of Davisville is continuing a pattern of growth in auto imports, having recently surpassed the 2014 vehicle total. more
The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting on Nov. 23 at the Rhode Island Convention Center, and James R. Berens, president of Wexford Science + Technology, will be the keynote speaker. more
New-home building declined more than projected in October, led by a slump in apartment construction and showing fitful progress in residential real estate. more
Media General Inc.’s board agreed to enter into negotiations with Nexstar Broadcasting Inc. about an acquisition, though unanimously rejected the company’s previous bid, saying it undervalues the company. more
The Newport Skating Center will return to its former downtown location at the Newport Yachting Center this winter. more
AAA Travel is forecasting that 46.9 million Americans will journey at least 50 miles from home this Thanksgiving, the most since 2007. more
Rhode Island ranks among the bottom 10 states for tax friendliness, coming in sixth-worst, according to the Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index. more
Rhode Island ranked last among the New England states on the 2015 Competitiveness Report Card from the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity with an overall grade of D-. more
The cost of living excluding food and fuel rose again in October after picking up the prior month, showing inflation edging closer toward the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
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