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Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate declined 2.8 percent year over year in May to 1.4 percent, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Consumer confidence increased for a third straight week as Americans grew more upbeat about the economy than at any time since the start of the year, figures from the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index showed Thursday. more
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose to an all-time high as U.S. stocks added to a rally sparked by speculation Donald Trump’s policies will benefit businesses, with banks surging to the highest level since May 2008. more
Five grants totaling $602,580 were awarded to the University of Rhode Island by The Champlin Foundations in support of technology and equipment acquisition in the communications, engineering, pharmacy and health sciences departments, according to a statement by the school on Monday. more
Rhode Island ranked 48th nationally – or third worst in the nation – for jobs and opportunity in March, according to a new study released Thursday by the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity. more
U.S. banks contending with tough rules and markets are still stronger than many overseas rivals and will soak up business, Bank of America Corp. CEO Brian Moynihan said. more
Prices for self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline fell 3 cents in Rhode Island and 2 cents in Massachusetts this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Regular self-serve gasoline fell 2 cents in Rhode Island this week, but prices are unchanged in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Rhode Islanders’ personal income grew 1.9 percent in fourth quarter 2015 compared with the prior year period, and 1.2 percent from fourth quarter 2007, the start of the Great Recession, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts. more
A total of 43 projects in all 39 towns and cities across the state will share $500,000 in Centennial Community Grants funding distributed by the Rhode Island Foundation to mark its 100th anniversary, the organization said Wednesday. more
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