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THE S&P 500 dropped about 7% within the first few minutes of Thursday's trading, triggering an automatic halt to trading on the New York Stock Exchange. / AP FILE PHOTO/RICHARD DREW

Trading halted on Wall Street after stocks plunge 7% at open

NEW YORK (AP) – The sell-off bludgeoning financial markets around the world got even worse Thursday as the economic pain caused by the coronavirus...

American Institute of Architects opposes uniform style mandate

PROVIDENCE – The American Institute of Architects has issued a statement opposing a proposed uniform style mandate for federal buildings. The institute, which has local...

The middle class doesn’t need more tax relief

President Donald Trump recently indicated that he would push for a middle-class tax cut sometime before the elections in November. The federal tax overhaul...
STEADY GROWTH: Nancy Parker Wilson, owner of Greenvale Vineyard in Portsmouth, with her son Bill Wilson, the operations manager. Parker Wilson says the vineyard has seen steady growth in its seasonal tasting and events business, a function of increasing interest in agritourism and the “eat local” movement. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

PBN survey: In election year, more R.I. companies say no to...

Rhode Island businesspeople have revived their optimism about the future of the state economy, but they appear reluctant to back up their improved outlook...

What’s powering the economy? Frankly, it’s a mystery

The U.S. economy’s steady growth – the longest stretch since World War II without a recession – is something of a mystery. Last summer,...
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP has proposed a $4.8 trillion budget for the upcoming fiscal year. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO

Trump’s $4.8T budget would increase debt, cut safety net

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s $4.8 trillion budget for the upcoming fiscal year proposes billions more in funding for defense and a United States...
U.S. PAYROLLS increased 225,000 in December. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

U.S. jobs top estimates with 225,000 gain, wages accelerate

WASHINGTON – United States employers ramped up hiring in January and wage gains rebounded, providing fresh evidence of a durable jobs market that backs...
THE ANNUAL U.S. deficit in goods and services decreased 1.7% to $616.8 billion in 2019, / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/QILAI SHEN

U.S. annual trade deficit shrinks for first time in six years

WASHINGTON – The United States trade deficit narrowed in 2019 from the widest in a decade, reflecting plunges in shipments from China and oil...
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R.I. could be leader in new type of health reimbursement arrangements

As of Jan. 1, businesses have a new way to provide health coverage for their employees. Called an Individual Coverage HRA , this health...
MAYOR PETE BUTTIGIEG leads 2020 presidential hopefuls in fundraising in Rhode Island. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MARIO TAMA

Buttigieg outpacing candidates in R.I. fundraising

PROVIDENCE – The presidential hopeful that has raised the most in Rhode Island as of Nov. 30 is South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg,...

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