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Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said stubbornly low inflation in the U.S. won’t persist with the economy near full employment. more
Service industries such as real-estate firms and restaurants unexpectedly grew at a faster pace in April as the biggest part of the U.S. economy picked up after a weak start to the year. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has nominated five people to the R.I. Housing Resources Commission. Their appointments will require state Senate confirmation. more
Rhode Island Housing recently recognized real estate agent Nelson Esteves of RE/MAX Professionals of East Greenwich with the agency’s Realtor of the Quarter award for the fourth quarter of 2014. more
More than 200 business owners, leaders and advocates gathered with Rhode Island’s top officials Friday at Bryant University to try and get their voices heard and needs recognized for the upcoming legislative session under a new administration. more
In the brutal commodities meltdown, all U.S. states are not created equal. more
Wages and salaries advanced in the first quarter at the fastest pace since 2006, indicating American companies are having to offer bigger paychecks to attract skilled workers. more
Saving for a down payment has long been a big challenge for anyone who wants to buy a home. And it got harder after the financial crisis, as lenders insisted on down payments of 20 percent or more for conventional mortgages, which make up the bulk of the market. more
Personal income for the nation rose 0.9 percent on average in the first quarter, and increased in 46 states, including Rhode Island, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders rebounded in June to a nine-month high as warmer weather and a brighter economic outlook drew prospective buyers back to the market. more
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