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Economic Activity
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Foreclosure petitions in Massachusetts increased year over year in April by 29.4 percent, representing the smallest increase in starts in more than a year, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
Meal, beverage and hotel tax collections increased on a year-over-year basis in March, as well as fiscal year to date, the R.I. Department of Revenue said on Monday. more
Manufacturing expanded more than forecast in May as orders grew at the fastest pace in five months, indicating the industry is starting to emerge from a first-quarter slump. more
Rhode Island is one of the top 10 safest states in the country to live in, according to WalletHub. more
Consumer purchases unexpectedly stalled in April as Americans used income gains to shore up savings, raising the risk the biggest part of the economy may take time to gain momentum after a slow start to the year. more
(Updated 3:24 p.m.) Room revenue at 10 downtown hotels climbed 25.5 percent in April and 19.7 percent in March, compared with last year, according to Martha Sheridan, president and CEO of Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau. more
The governor said he was never told that Boston’s bid for the 2024 summer Olympics included plans to use an expanded convention center in South Boston, the Boston Business Journal reported. more
Consumer confidence in the U.S. fell to a six-month low in May as Americans became less sanguine about the prospects for the economy. more
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council has released its take on Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s proposed fiscal 2016 budget, and said that expected surplus funds can be utilized to improve the state’s economic climate and enhance its economic development. more
The first hints of construction materialized Thursday as the developer of the South Street Landing project said the firm is on track for a summer closing on the property and completion of the project by early 2017. more
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