Updated August 29 at 7:42am
Economic Indicators
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U.S. stocks fluctuated, with benchmark indexes near all-time highs, as investors assessed data on labor, manufacturing and housing to gauge the strength of the American economy. more
Providence and East Providence received more than $8 million in housing grants, according to a news release from U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Reps. James R. Langevin and David N. Cicilline. more
(Updated, 12:35 p.m.) Investors betting the Federal Reserve will accelerate its timetable for an interest-rate increase may have to think again after Friday’s jobs report. more
Sales of single-family homes in the Bay State rose 1.4 percent in October, marking the first time sales have increased year-over-year since June, according to the latest report by The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
President Barack Obama’s proposal for an open Internet would be a victory for Netflix Inc. and its binge-watching users and may be a bigger boon for a generation of startups working on tools to connect cars, thermostats and even offshore oil rigs to the Web. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is one of the top destinations in the country for shopping local this holiday season, according to a survey by Yelp. more
State and local officials celebrated the completion of the $2.75 million expansion at the Providence Emergency Operations Center on Wednesday. more
The National Football League and Providence Equity Partners have made their first joint investment. more
New England retained its status as the census division with the third-lowest unemployment rate in the nation in July, at 5.8 percent, according to seasonally adjusted figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Wednesday. more
(Updated 11:57 a.m.) ProvPort has released an economic impact study detailing economic and job creation benefits the port has generated since 1994, including nearly 1,200 jobs in the city of Providence and 1,700 jobs within the state of Rhode Island. more
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