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Consumer confidence increased more than forecast in June as Americans grew more optimistic about the economy and the labor market. more
(Updated 12:20 p.m.) The New England unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in May, a 1.1 percentage point drop from May 2014, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
PVDFest, Rhode Island’s signature outdoor art festival, is returning for a second year June 2 through 5, bringing four days of art, food and music to Providence’s streets. more
Foreclosure petitions climbed 53 percent year over year in May in Massachusetts, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, which said this marked the 15th consecutive month of petition filing increases. more
It may not seem like much of a recovery to most Americans, but the current economic expansion has many of the makings to become the longest in more than 150 years. more
JPMorgan Chase & Co. tumbled to No. 10 in an annual survey of customer satisfaction for mortgage-servicing companies, behind competitors such as Bank of America Corp., after being ranked second-best by homeowners last year. more
Rhode Island is the 22nd best state for drivers, according to Bankrate.com, which noted its low fatal crash rate and below average gasoline expenses. more
President of the Rhode Island Association of Realtors discusses recent efforts to attach new taxes in Rhode Island to property transactions. more
Rhode Island Housing has received $3 million in the fiscal 2016 state budget to supplement private development of affordable apartments. more
Bank of America Corp., the second-biggest U.S. lender, said profit rose 9.4 percent on gains in fixed-income trading revenue and declines in expenses. more
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