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PROVIDENCE – Single-family home sales in September outpaced the same period last year, rising nearly 10 percent, the R.I. Association of Realtors reported last week. A total of 932 single-family homes sold, compared with 849 a year ago. … more
In his forecast for Rhode Island's economy, Bryant University economist Edinaldo Tebaldi cuts right to the chase: "Rhode Island's economy has sustained its recovery, but it also displays troubling signs," he said. His report, … more
Wendy Nicholas, the longtime former executive director of the Providence Preservation Society, will serve as interim leader of ONE Neighborhood Builders, the nonprofit community development organization announced Thursday. more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she is increasingly confident that the economy is growing sufficiently to achieve labor-market improvement and higher inflation, laying the groundwork for a December interest-rate increase if data hold up. more
Consumer confidence unexpectedly declined in November to the lowest level in more than a year as Americans grew less enthusiastic about the labor-market outlook. more
PROVIDENCE – Care New England Health System and Southcoast Health System Inc. will explore a potential affiliation to create a new nonprofit parent organization overseeing both systems. The partnership would create one of New England's … more
Sales of single-family homes in Rhode Island continued their yearly rise in October, up nearly 8 percent from last year. more
John Lawlor, the head of Bank of America Corp.’s municipal-bond department, is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. In 2015, he navigated the second-largest U.S. bank by assets to the top of the muni-bond underwriting table for the fourth consecutive year. more
A few weeks ago, I described why this economic recovery remains doubted and unloved. The improvements have been very unevenly distributed, with wide disparities based on education level, geographic location and industry. Some peoples’ recoveries are far worse than others. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate continued its slow, downward slide, dipping to 5.3 percent in October, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
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