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U.S. stocks rose, as the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rebounded from a nine-week low, as data showed durable-good orders and home sales increased more than forecast and consumer confidence rose. more
The Providence-Fall River-New Bedford metropolitan-area foreclosure rate fell 0.46 percentage points for April compared with the same period in 2012, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Rhode Island single-family home sales rose 21 percent in May and the median price of those sales climbed 6 percent compared with the same period last year, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Tuesday. more
The World Bank should stop ranking countries on how business-friendly they are, according to an independent review that said an annual listing creates perverse incentives for governments. more
Employment increased more than forecast in June, wages picked up and the U.S. jobless rate held close to a four-year low as the world’s largest economy weathered the effect of higher taxes and federal budget cuts. more
A healthy stock market and cheap debt have traditionally been two ingredients that helped fueled booms in mergers and acquisitions. The recipe isn’t quite working this year. more
Lender Processing Services’ Mortgage Monitor report showed positive signs for the U.S. housing market in May, with the delinquency rate experiencing its largest year-to-date decrease since 2002 and negative equity loans falling 50 percent year to year, the company announced Monday. more
The Citizens Bank Foundation has selected 13 projects in the Olneyville neighborhood of Providence to benefit from a $60,000 grant presented by the foundation’s “Growing Communities” initiative. more
U.S. stocks rose as manufacturing in the New York region expanded more than forecast and Citigroup Inc. rallied, offsetting data showing retail sales in June increased less than expected. more
Despite lagging behind the last half of 2012 in terms of economic growth, revised figures for the second quarter of 2013 show that the quarter is “progressing a little better for Rhode Island than had previously been thought,” according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro, who released his Current Conditions Index on Monday. more
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