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Computer and peripheral equipment industry Q1 net sales down 1.1%

The computer and peripheral equipment industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were down 1.1 percent from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Home Loan Investment Bank, F.S.B. in Warwick receives satisfactory rating from feds

Home Loan Investment Bank, F.S.B. in Warwick, Rhode Island received a CRA rating of satisfactory in its most recent examination by federal regulators.

Chemicals and allied products wholesalers report $12.9 billion in February inventories

Inventories held by chemicals and allied products wholesalers in February 2019 were valued at $12.9 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Petroleum and coal products industry posts after-tax income of $8.9 billion in Q1

The petroleum and coal products industry reported after-tax income of $8.9 billion in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Ashaway ranked 4th in state for resident earnings in 2017

Ashaway ranked 4th among cities in Rhode Island by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Computer and electronic products industry Q1 net sales up 2.9%

The computer and electronic products industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were up 2.9 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Printing and related support activities industry’s Q1 retained earnings up 8.9%

The printing and related support activities industry’s retained earnings in the first quarter of 2019 was up 8.9 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers report $17.6 billion in February inventories

Inventories held by beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers in February 2019 were valued at $17.6 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Bank Rhode Island in Providence rated as "satisfactory" by feds

Bank Rhode Island in Providence has been rated as "satisfactory" by federal regulators.

Rhode Island ranked 17th among states in annual earnings per resident in 2017

Rhode Island ranked 17th among states in annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Petroleum and coal products industry had retained earnings of $748.1 billion in Q1

The petroleum and coal products industry reported retained earnings of $748.1 billion in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Pharmaceuticals and medicines industry reports $108.1 billion in Q1 net sales

The pharmaceuticals and medicines industry had $108.1 billion in net sales in the 1st quarter of 2019.

Apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers report $30.2 billion in February inventories

Inventories held by apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers in February 2019 were valued at $30.2 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Basic chemicals, resins and synthetics industry reports $59.1 billion in Q1 net sales

The basic chemicals, resins and synthetics industry had $59.1 billion in net sales in the 1st quarter of 2019.

Banknewport in Newport receives satisfactory rating from feds

Banknewport in Newport, Rhode Island received a CRA rating of satisfactory in its most recent examination by federal regulators.

Two banks in Providence rated as "outstanding" by feds

A total of two banks in Providence, Rhode Island have been rated as "outstanding" by federal regulators.

Petroleum and petroleum products wholesalers report $21.1 billion in April inventories

Inventories held by petroleum and petroleum products wholesalers in April 2019 were valued at $21.1 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Printing and related support activities industry had retained earnings of $2.8 billion in Q1

The printing and related support activities industry reported retained earnings of $2.8 billion in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers report $53.3 billion in April inventories

Inventories held by professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers in April 2019 were valued at $53.3 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Printing and related support activities industry posts after-tax income of $429 million in Q1

The printing and related support activities industry reported after-tax income of $429 million in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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