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Economic Indicators
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The U.S. Senate passed a $42 billion package of tax incentives, reviving dozens of lapsed breaks for 2014 and setting them to expire two weeks from tomorrow. more
WASHINGTON - The cost of living in the U.S. fell in November by the most in almost six years, depressed by falling energy prices that signal inflation will stay below the Federal Reserve’s goal … more
The website 24/7 Wall St says Rhode Island is the third worst state for black Americans for reasons ranging from low home ownership rates to high unemployment. more
The Providence Biltmore has affiliated with Hilton Worldwide by joining its Curio Collection, a global group of hotels known for their uniqueness and authenticity. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration said that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private nonprofit organizations of all sizes in Kent, Providence and Washington counties as a result of the drought that began on July 1. more
Hasbro Inc. released its 2013 corporate social responsibility report on Tuesday, looking at progress the toy maker has made in areas of product safety, environmental responsibility, ethical sourcing, human rights, global philanthropy and more. more
(Updated Feb. 24) Rhode Island’s teacher preparation policies are among the strongest in the country, earning the Ocean State an overall grade of B+, according to the National Council on Teacher Quality. more
AAA is predicting that nationwide, a record 98.6 million Americans, including 4.2 million New Englanders, will travel 50 or miles from home during the Dec. 23 to Jan. 4 holiday travel period, marking an increase of 4 percent from last year. more
New-home construction in the U.S. exceeded a 1 million annualized pace in November for a third consecutive month, continuing a slow recovery in the housing market. more
U.S. stocks retreated, after the worst week in more than two years for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as the continuing selloff in oil overshadowed a surge in industrial production and corporate deals. more
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