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Economic Activity
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(Updated 2:27 p.m.) The Rhode Island Mall is under contract for sale to a Baltimore-based commercial real estate investment company that specializes in revamping distressed and under-performing properties. more
Job openings in the U.S. fell in March from a 14-year high, a sign companies may have held off on posting vacancies amid slowing growth in the first quarter. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory was 1.6 percent in March, a drop of three-tenths of a percentage point compared with the same prior-year period, according to CoreLogic. more
America means business -- or used to. Time was, anyone with a good idea and some startup money could take a chance and open a business. That risk-taking spirit kept millions of middle-class Americans upwardly mobile, with jobs that let them buy homes, raise families, send the kids to college and retire comfortably. more
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was suspended four games by the National Football League for his involvement in the deflated-ball controversy that overshadowed the two week run-up to the team’s fourth Super Bowl title. more
Providence has made it to the next round in Outside Magazine’s best town in America competition. more
Gasoline prices rose 4 cents in Rhode Island and Massachusetts from last week, according to AAA Northeast. more
Forty banners have been installed throughout the 95-acre City Centre Warwick, part of a marketing and branding effort designed to draw attention to the redevelopment district. more
Texas is the place to be for college graduates looking to launch careers, according to WalletHub. Providence, not so much. more
No one can quite agree on what it means, much less what to do about it, but that hasn’t stopped every announced candidate for U.S. president in 2016 from pledging to focus on it. What is it? The middle class, of course, and addressing its economic anxieties will be among the next president’s most daunting challenges. more
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