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Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island ranks among the bottom 10 states for tax friendliness, coming in sixth-worst, according to the Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index. more
Rhode Island ranked last among the New England states on the 2015 Competitiveness Report Card from the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity with an overall grade of D-. more
The cost of living excluding food and fuel rose again in October after picking up the prior month, showing inflation edging closer toward the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Steven M. Parente is senior vice president and director of retail banking at Bank Rhode Island. He’s served in the financial service industry for more than 20 years. more
General Electric Co. is using the Port of Providence to receive and assemble wind turbines destined for the Deepwater Wind LLC offshore wind project near Block Island. more
Faster growth in some commercial real-estate markets underscores the risk of creating imbalances in the U.S. economy the longer the Federal Reserve keeps their benchmark interest rate close to zero, said Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren. more
One big piece of news in the past couple of weeks has been the release of a new paper by recent economics Nobel winner Angus Deaton and his co-author Anne Case. The paper highlights a very disturbing trend – death rates are increasing for white … more
Consumer sentiment climbed more than forecast in November as Americans took heart in lower interest rates and store discounts. more
Sales at U.S. retailers rose less than forecast in October as consumers pocketed the money saved after fueling up their cars. more
In its second time reporting quarterly results following completion of the merger of GTECH and IGT, International Game Technology PLC posted net income of $9 million, or 4 cents per diluted share, in the third quarter, compared with profit of $73.9 million, or 44 cents per diluted share, a year ago. more
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