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Foreclosure rates in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area decreased year over year in November, according to data firm CoreLogic. more
Consumer confidence declined last week from the highest level in more than seven years as Americans’ attitudes about their finances ebbed with the stock market. more
Consumer borrowing in the U.S. climbed in December as Americans boosted their credit-card use by the most in eight months. more
A development company that specializes in historical renovations has purchased the sprawling Pontiac Mills property and plans a $35 million conversion to apartments and commercial space. more
Rhode Island boasted the eighth-fastest average Internet connection speed in the United States during the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the “State of the Internet” report released Wednesday by cloud services firm Akamai Technologies Inc. more
Orders for durable goods poured into American factories in March, setting up manufacturing as one of the central drivers of a rebound in economic growth during the second quarter. more
NEW YORK - Burger King is bringing back its 15-cent chicken nugget promotion, battling it out with McDonald’s Corp. over the price of one of the most popular fast-food menu items. Starting … more
December’s disappointing drop in U.S. worker pay may prove to be a temporary bump in the road on the way to bigger increases as the jobless rate falls. more
Susan F. Lusi will continue to serve as superintendent of Providence schools, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said. more
The consumer price index in the Northeast rose 0.4 percent in December compared with December 2013, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
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