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U.S. consumer sentiment ticks down slightly, but most expect inflation to...

WASHINGTON (AP) – Consumers became slightly less optimistic about the economy this month, though they continue to expect inflation to cool further, a potential sign...

U.S. wholesale prices picked up in February in sign that inflation...

WASHINGTON (AP) – Wholesale prices in the United States accelerated again in February, the latest sign that inflation pressures in the economy remain elevated...

U.S. inflation up again in February in latest sign that price...

WASHINGTON (AP) – Consumer prices in the United States picked up last month, a sign that inflation remains a persistent challenge for the Federal...

Fed’s Powell: Rate cuts likely this year, but more evidence is...

WASHINGTON (AP) – Chair Jerome Powell reinforced his belief Wednesday that the Federal Reserve will cut its key interest rate this year but that...
Marianne Raimondo was appointed dean of the Rhode Island College School of Business in 2022. She joined RIC as a health care administration faculty member in 2013. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Boost skills to grow

Marianne Raimondo | Rhode Island College School of Business dean Rhode Island’s labor force has been largely stagnant since 2019, limiting our ability to grow...

Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation gauge picked up last month in sign...

WASHINGTON (AP) – An inflation gauge favored by the Federal Reserve increased in January, the latest sign that the slowdown in U.S. consumer price...

Federal Reserve officials caution against cutting U.S. interest rates too soon...

WASHINGTON (AP) – Several Federal Reserve policymakers warn against cutting U.S. interest rates too soon or by too much in the wake of recent...
GROWTH ­BARRIER: Thomas Tzitzouris, head of fixed income research at Strategas Research Partners, tells attendees of Providence Business News’ recent Economic Trends Summit that limited small-business creation is a weak spot in the state’s economy. 
PBN FILE PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Glass half empty or full, economy needs biz investment to soar

Whatever your opinion is about the health of Rhode Island’s economy, there’s data to support it. If you think there’s cause for celebration, avoiding to...
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The Federal Reserve seems content to play the waiting game

If there’s one thing you can say about Fed policymakers, it’s that they don’t make decisions on a whim. When the Federal Open Market...

Retail sales fall 0.8% in January from December

NEW YORK (AP) – Americans took a break from spending in January after the traditional holiday season splurge. Retail sales fell 0.8% in January from...
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