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The Providence metropolitan area ranked 25th among the 40 largest metro areas in the nation for its year-over-year home price growth of 4.4 percent in November, Black Knight Financial Services said Monday. more
Capital Properties Inc. reported a 51.3 percent increase in profit in 2015, to $2.2 million, or 33 cents per share, compared with profit of $1.4 million, or 22 cents per share, in 2014. more
The latest national annual “assets and opportunity” scorecard ranks Rhode Island 35th in outcomes, despite a ranking of 8th in policy measures, according to a report by the Corporation for Enterprise Development released Monday. more
It wouldn’t take much to look at the performance of markets these days and draw the conclusion that investors deem a U.S. recession as all but inevitable. A deeper dive finds a more benign scenario. more
The U.S. economy expanded at a slower pace in the fourth quarter as households tempered spending and businesses cut back on capital investment and made further adjustments to inventories. more
The cost of living in the U.S. excluding food and fuel rose less than forecast in May, a sign inflation may take time to meet the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Meeting and convention business was so strong in the Providence/Warwick area in the second half of 2015 that it pushed up demand for rooms for the individual traveler, in turn driving up room rates. more
Almost a third of Americans said in January that the economy was improving, helping to boost expectations to a seven-month high even as sentiment around current conditions withered. more
Purchases of previously owned U.S. homes rose more than projected in December, helped in part by warmer weather and wrapping up the best year since 2006. more
Roger Williams Park Zoo has won the Quarter Century Award from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, in the company of 118 other facilities across the country. more
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