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Economic Activity
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Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory was 1.6 percent in January, a 0.5 percentage point drop from a year ago, according to data from CoreLogic. more
Royal Ahold NV, owner of Stop & Shop, and Delhaize Group, owner of Hannaford, confirmed they’re in merger talks to potentially create the fifth-biggest U.S. supermarket retailer amid increased competition from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. more
The annual revision of labor force statistics conducted recently showed that the number of unemployed residents was overestimated every month in 2014 by an average of 1,830, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
President of Lila Delman Real Estate discusses luxury-property sales in Rhode Island. more
Construction of a $21 million expansion and renovation of St. Clare-Newport has begun. The project will expand the skilled nursing facility from 47 to 60 beds, with all private rooms and bathrooms arranged in a “household” model for care. more
The town of Cumberland saw its most expensive single-family home sale in the past eight years this month. more
Site work has begun for construction of a four-story, 198-room hotel and conference center to replace the 1950s-era Seaview Hotel. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Economic momentum picked up in March in Rhode Island in spite of "weather-related distortions," positioning the state for better future performance, according to Leonard Lardaro, an economist with the University of Rhode Island. … more
PROVIDENCE – The New England jobless rate was 5.2 percent in March, 1 percentage point less than it was in March 2014, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. The New England jobless rate was slightly less than the national … more
U.S. stocks rose, after the biggest jump in a year for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as global equities rallied on the Federal Reserve’s pledge to be patient on the timing of rate increases. more
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