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THE AVERAGE PRICE of regular gas in Rhode Island declined 1 cent this week to $2.31 per gallon. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

R.I. gas prices decline 1 cent, Mass. gas prices tick up...

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island declined 1 cent to $2.29 per gallon this week, 2 cents...
BANK OF AMERICA analysts predicted that a real deal with China on tariffs and full access to China markets by U.S. firms could cause a S&P 500 rally of 5-10 percent. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/RON ANTONELLI

BofA says a `real’ trade deal could vault S&P 500 to...

NEW YORK - With stocks rallying this year amid signs of nascent progress in China-United States trade talks, investors may be inclined to conclude...

U.S. consumer-sentiment rebound tops forecasts after shutdown

NEW YORK - United States consumer sentiment rebounded by more than forecast from a two-year low, suggesting recent weak retail sales will be a...
THE RHODE ISLAND Infrastructure Bank has announced $2.85 million in principal forgiveness financing for major water system improvements in the Burrillville villages of Harrisville and Oakland, following the discovery of water contamination.

RIIB provides forgiveness financing in Burrillville following discovery of water contamination

BURRILLVILLE - The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank announced Friday it will provide $2.85 million in principal forgiveness financing for major water system improvements in the...
PAYLESS SHOESOURCE INC., which has 18 locations within Rhode Island and Bristol County, Mass., plans to close all of its U.S. stores after again filing for bankruptcy, according to a report Thursday by Reuters./BLOOMBERG PHOTO/SCOTT EELLS

Payless ShoeSource to close all U.S. stores

PROVIDENCE — Payless ShoeSource Inc., a worldwide discount shoe retail chain, is planning to shutter all of its stores in the U.S. when the...

Infosys launches Design and Innovation Center, announces partnership with CCRI

PROVIDENCE – Infosys Ltd. launched its 25,000-square-foot Providence Design and Innovation Center at 75 Fountain St. on Feb. 12. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s office said...

R.I. mortgage delinquency declines in Nov.

PROVIDENCE – The November 30-day-or-more mortgage-delinquency rate in Rhode Island was 4.7 percent, a 0.8 percentage-point decline year over year, CoreLogic said on Feb....

Forbes: Citizens, FM Global, Hasbro named Best Employers for Diversity in...

PROVIDENCE – Three Rhode Island-based companies have been named to the Forbes Best Employers for Diversity 2019 list. Citizens Financial Group Inc. in Providence was...

Carpionato Group withdraws interest in developing I-195 land

PROVIDENCE – The Carpionato Group has withdrawn its interest in developing three parcels of land in the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District, I-195 Redevelopment District...
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO. will reimburse the state of Massachusetts for funds used to develop the manufacturer’s future headquarters, a project that is now being scaled back. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

GE to repay Mass. $87M for scaled-back headquarters plan

NEW YORK - General Electric Co. will reimburse the state of Massachusetts for funds used to develop the manufacturer’s future headquarters, a project that...
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