Updated January 25 at 4:55pm
Economic Activity
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Retail sales were little changed in July, the worst performance in six months, as car demand slowed and tepid wage growth restrained U.S. consumers. more
CVS/pharmacy this week celebrated the grand opening of a new location in Renton, Wash., the retail pharmacy chain’s first store in the state of Washington and an entry point into the Seattle market. more
The Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival on Tuesday announced the winners of its 18th annual festival awards, presented at an Aug. 10 ceremony held at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum in Providence. more
Vestas Wind Systems A/S, a global wind energy company, will sponsor a boat in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. Chris Nicholson, a six-time world champion who will be contesting his fifth race, will skipper the boat for the race that starts on Oct. 4 in Alicante, Spain. more
Job openings rose in June to the highest level in more than 13 years, firming up the U.S. labor market picture for the second half of the year. more
Rhode Island single-family home prices dropped 4 percent in June compared with the same period last year on stable sales volume, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Tuesday. more
In a case brought before U.S. District Court, Foxwoods Resort Casino has refused to pay three customers who claim the casino owes them nearly $1.2 million in winnings plus damages, The Day reported Monday. more
U.S. stocks rose, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index had its best day in five months, amid optimism that tension between Russia and Ukraine will ease and American airstrikes will push back militants in Iraq. more
Downgrading Rhode Island’s economic momentum from “precarious” to “tenuous,” University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro said June’s Current Condition Index “shatters the notion” of economic progress the state seemed to be making. more
Tim Grenier, owner of the Grenier Group in East Greenwich, is trying to fill out a Warwick Neck 8-lot subdivision by building a house or two at a time and using his own money to do it. more
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