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Economic Activity
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The unemployment rate for November dropped three-tenths of a percentage point to 7.1 percent from 7.4 percent a month ago, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Lifespan Pharmacy, located at Rhode Island Hospital, has earned specialty pharmacy accreditation from URAC, a Washington, D.C.-based health care accreditation organization. more
The outlook for the Massachusetts economy is “strongly positive,” thanks to the improving national economy and falling gasoline prices, according to the MassBenchmarks editorial board. more
U.S. stocks rose, after the biggest jump in a year for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as global equities rallied on the Federal Reserve’s pledge to be patient on the timing of rate increases. more
Eighteen fewer foreclosure deeds were filed in Rhode Island in the third quarter compared with the same period last year, according to HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University. more
The index of U.S. leading indicators rose in November for a third straight month, a sign the economy is gaining traction heading into 2015. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, along with Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo and members of the R.I. congressional delegation, announced that five international companies are looking to establish a presence in the Ocean State: three from Italy, one from Ireland and one from England. more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators rose 0.4 percent in October, after advancing 0.6 percent in September, according to the report from Providence Business/e-forecasting.com. more
A new report says that many Rhode Island households are not earning enough to make ends meet. more
U.S. drivers are paying less than $2.50 a gallon at the pump for the first time in more than five years. more
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