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Economic Activity
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A pair of better than expected non-farm payrolls reports affirms that the U.S. economy doesn't have a new problem, that is, a rapid slowdown in job growth — just the same old one: sluggish productivity. more
Finlay Extracts & Ingredients USA Inc., part of a multinational tea, coffee and horticulture business, is requesting state incentives to build research, manufacturing and distribution facilities at Quonset Business Park. more
Delta Air Lines Inc. struggled to restart its worldwide operations after a computer failure halted flights for hours and grounded thousands of passengers. more
A 15-acre, oceanfront property sold for $4.75 million recently, the highest sale recorded in the past three years on Block Island, according to Lila Delman Real Estate International, which represented both buyer and seller. more
Providence County ranked 235th out of 342 largest U.S. counties for its 1.5 percent increase in employment from December 2014 to December 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said recently. more
The state’s economy was “stuck in neutral” in the second quarter, according to Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
The U.S. is running out of available workers and that means employees are getting paid more. more
Kelly Nevins is the first full-time executive director of MedMates, Rhode Island’s health care technology network group. She spoke recently with PBN about its short- and long-term goals and her role with the organization. more
The global economy desperately needed some good news. That's what it got in the latest U.S. jobs report. more
It could have something to do with its tiny size, but Rhode Island is one of 10 states that have the least transportation carbon pollution, according to a study released this week by the nonprofit Natural Resources Defense Council. more
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