Updated October 25 at 12:29am
Economic Activity
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The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly declined last week to match a more than 42-year low, indicating employers are upbeat about an economy that bogged down in the first quarter. more
The cost of living in the U.S. excluding food and fuel rose less than forecast in March, bearing out Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s forecast that the recent pickup would prove fleeting. more
A Victorian-era house at 46 Nayatt Road, overlooking Narragansett Bay, sold recently for $1.48 million, according to Residential Properties Ltd. more
Ethan Allen has moved its Design Center from Warwick to Garden City Center in Cranston. The 6,000-square-foot retail center includes an open floor plan with design stations and six large touchscreens that allow customers to work directly on projects. more
The two Democratic candidates competing for the party’s presidential nomination have started opening offices in Rhode Island, preparing for the state’s April 26 primary election. more
One Financial Plaza has become a more attractive place to eat lunch at the desk. The 28-story office building, home to Santander Bank and Merrill Lynch, this week welcomed Fooda, a company that brings a different restaurant to the workplace every day. more
One of Randall, Realtors top agents talks about why she is successful and what it’s like to become a manager of an office. more
A standardized tax stabilization agreement that could attract developers to the largely untouched City Centre Warwick district has the support of the city’s leaders, according to an announcement Wednesday. more
A majority of credit cards in the U.S. now contain a chip designed to add more security -- yet most payment terminals at retailers can’t read the new technology. more
Sales at U.S. retailers unexpectedly fell in March, raising concern consumer spending is losing momentum. more
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