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Consumer sentiment in the U.S. remained stable last week and close to a three-month high, helped in part by upbeat views of buying conditions. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose last week from a three-month low, in part reflecting the typical swings during holiday periods. more
Providence is one of the worst state capitals to live in in the country, according to WalletHub’s latest survey. more
Do you maintain a home office? Yes – 69.2% No – 30.8% How often do you work from home during normal business hours? Once or twice a week – 38.5% Not applicable – 23% … more
Students in a philosophy class were anxiously awaiting the start of their final exam. The professor had warned them that it would be one of the most challenging tests they would ever take. The teacher wrote one question on the board and … more
Intensifying "thought loops of anxiety" during freshman year at a Massachusetts university left Dan M. feeling paralyzed as his 2015 fall sophomore semester was about to begin. Dan, who spoke to Providence Business News on the condition his … more
FALL RIVER – The help-wanted sign hasn't been raised at the Amazon.com facility yet, but that day is getting closer, according to The Herald News. The Fall River Career Center has been accepting names of individuals who want to work at … more
PROVIDENCE – Fall River's 8 percent jobless rate in December was the highest in the Providence metro area, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Warwick had the lowest at 4.1 percent, followed by Cranston at 4.8 percent. … more
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza earlier this month said 2016 would yield the busiest construction season seen in decades and people could again expect to see "cranes in the sky and workers on the job." There may be more hope than certainty … more
Kent and Diane Fannon, a married couple who first met at the University of Rhode Island and have business careers that changed direction, have established an endowed “career” fund at URI’s College of Business Administration. more
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