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Rhode Island had the fourth-highest percentage of mortgaged residential properties in negative equity at 13.8 percent in the second quarter, according to data released Tuesday by CoreLogic. more
Retail sales in the U.S. climbed for a second straight month, a sign consumers may be looking past recent volatility in financial markets. more
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation has launched a new Business Navigation Center and website to help businesses looking to conduct business in Rhode Island. more
Among the 150 largest cities in the country, Providence ranks in the bottom half when it comes to how well it has recovered since the Great Recession ended six years ago. more
Rhode Island’s economic momentum, measured monthly by economist Leonard Lardaro, has met or exceeded year-earlier values five months in a row, a clear indication of progress. more
Rhode Island ranked seventh among the states and the District of Columbia for having the highest amount of state and local debt per capita in the 2012 fiscal year at $11,362 per person, according to information from the Tax Foundation. more
Iron Man. Wonder Woman. Millennial Super Saver. He or she is an ordinary human, 18 to 34, who saves at least 15 percent of his or her salary each year in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza will announce on Monday that the city is joining the Rhode Island Energy Challenge: Find Your Four! energy efficiency campaign, and will ask residents to find four ways to conserve energy. more
Consumer sentiment declined in September to the lowest level in year as Americans anticipated a weaker economy in face of a global slowdown and turbulent financial markets. more
Wholesale prices in the U.S. were little changed in August, restrained by lower fuel costs that signal inflation will remain weak. more
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