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WASHINGTON - Companies added more than 200,000 workers to payrolls in January for a fifth consecutive month, signaling steady labor market growth, according to a private payrolls report. The … more
Sales of single-family homes in Rhode Island rose 14 percent in February, compared with the previous year, with particularly strong increases coming in Kent County, metro Providence and East Bay. more
Rhode Island was among 42 states that had statistically significant jobless-rate decreases in February year over year, falling to 6.3 percent from 8.4 percent. more
WASHINGTON - Orders for American-made durable goods unexpectedly dropped in February as manufacturers absorbed the damage inflicted by a rising dollar and slumping energy production. Bookings for … more
Hugh Fisher in 2006 sat in the back of a conference room in Tennessee with his arms folded and his mind made up that his trip to learn about "woman-centric" home design was one big waste of time. "I said to myself, ‘What could a woman … more
The U.S. economy expanded at 2.2 percent annualized pace in the fourth quarter, led by the biggest gain in consumer spending in eight years. more
Consumer confidence declined to an eight- week low as attitudes about the economy dimmed, particularly among those at the bottom of the income ladder. more
Single-family home sales rose 2 percent year over year in March, despite severe winter weather, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors reported Monday. more
A newly constructed apartment building in College Hill, which opened in June, has secured tenants for nearly all of its 267 beds. more
The Acadia Center has released a study showing the value of solar projects in Rhode Island. more
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