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PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranks 41st – or 11th worst – in the nation for its economy, according to WalletHub. WalletHub called 2015 "a banner year for the U.S. economy, thanks to a strong dollar, job gains, lower oil prices, increased … more
PROVIDENCE – The effort to secure millions of dollars in taxpayer-funded subsidies to revitalize Providence's tallest building has again stalled at the Rhode Island Statehouse. William Fischer, a spokesman for "Superman" building owner … more
The economic outlook for Rhode Island has improved considerably over the last three years. This is particularly evident given a significant decline in the unemployment rate, which was 5.4 percent in February 2016 compared with a peak rate of 11.3 … more
On the occasion of Providence Business News' 30th anniversary, six of Rhode Island's business leaders discussed its economy, where it has been and where it is likely to go from today. The following is an edited transcript of that conversation. … more
When General Electric Co. in 2015 announced plans to move out of its longtime Connecticut headquarters, many were surprised when Rhode Island was named as a possible new location. more
For the second year in a row, Rhode Island received a D+ for manufacturing industry health, according to the 2016 Manufacturing and Logistics Report from Ball State University. more
Rhode Island had the fourth-highest percentage of mortgaged residential properties in negative equity in the nation in the first quarter at 13.3 percent, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
Rhode Island manufacturers are invited to a Design Thinking Forum on Friday from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Rhode Island School of Design. more
First-time jobless claims unexpectedly fell last week and the number of Americans already receiving benefits tumbled to an almost 16-year low, consistent with a healthy labor market. more
A contemporary Colonial in College Hill was sold recently for $1.12 million, according to Residential Properties Ltd., whose agents represented both buyer and seller. more
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