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President Barack Obama’s advisers said the U.S. economy is on track to strengthen and add more jobs in the next two years because many of the impediments to faster growth have subsided. more
U.S. stocks fell, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index climbed to a record close last week, as investors assessed the strength of the economy and developments in Ukraine. more
U.S. stocks rose, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fell to a three-week low, as better- than-forecast data on industrial production boosted optimism on the economy and investors watched developments in Ukraine. more
Rhode Island saw exports fall 12.8 percent from a year earlier in January to $198.8 million, as continued weakness in developed economies as well as slowing in the developing world dampened demand for Ocean State shipments. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee will host Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Sept. 24, as part of an initiative to explore business and tourism opportunities between Rhode Island and Ireland. more
Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport declined in April for a fourth consecutive month, dropping 7.6 percent to 305,453 total passengers from 330,423 passengers in April 2013, according to numbers released Tuesday by the R.I. Airport Corporation. 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
Rhode Island’s economic outlook ranked No. 41 among the 50 U.S. states according to the 2014 ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index released Tuesday by the American Legislative Exchange Council. Rhode Island’s ranking at No. 41 in the 2014 report was an improvement over last year, when the Ocean State landed at No. 45. more
Rhode Island again ranked 20th among the 50 states in export growth for the first eight months of 2014, posting a 5.1 percent increase in foreign sales compared with the prior-year period, according to e-forecasting.com. more
Rhode Island exports increased 13.5 percent in November compared with November 2013, according to the latest report by e-forecasting.com. more
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