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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
(Updated, 1:45 p.m., Nov. 14) The recently completed Trans-Pacific Partnership has benefits for Rhode Island businesses and communities as it will eliminate all foreign import taxes on industrial and consumer goods, according to the U.S. Commercial Service. more
A proposal to offer tax incentives to a Canadian company that wants to establish a cement distribution facility at the Port of Providence drew support from construction trade unions and the administration of Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Thursday, at a public hearing of the City Council Finance Committee. more
The Employees’ Retirement System of Rhode Island is pursuing leadership roles in two class action lawsuits against BP and Plains All American for oil spills that affected investors and the environment, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner said Thursday. more
Applications for unemployment benefits were unchanged in the first week of November, signaling employers with a healthier appetite for hiring are also holding the line on firings. more
HealthSource RI said 30,680 individuals have enrolled in health insurance coverage for 2016 as of Nov. 7 – the first week of open enrollment. more
The dollar had its worst day in November after climbing to the highest level in more than a decade as traders consider the timing and pace of interest-rate increases by the Federal Reserve. more
Distron Corp. has been named “Small Business of the Year” by the South Eastern Economic Development Corp. more
The state Department of Transportation will receive an additional $2.4 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for cleanup cost reimbursement from a late January snowstorm. more
Rhode Island’s fiscal 2013 total tax collections were 14th highest in the country when measured on personal income and per capita, at $111.18 per $1,000, and $5,132, respectively, according to the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council’s annual report, “How Rhode Island Revenues Compare.” more
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