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Economic Activity
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Currency traders are taking Greece’s bailout agreement as a green light to sell the euro. more
Even before the remnants of eastern Massachusetts’ snowiest winter have melted, second-home buyers flocking to Cape Cod’s beach towns have helped Steve Clay’s team of agents break their sales record. more
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen will speak at the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook Luncheon on May 22. more
Employers in March added the fewest workers since December 2013 and the jobless rate held at 5.5 percent as companies sought to bring U.S. headcounts in line with an economy that throttled back at the start of the year. more
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William C. Dudley said the pace of interest-rate increases is likely to be “shallow” once the Fed starts to tighten, and recent economic weakness probably won’t persist. more
NEW YORK - U.S. holiday sales grew at their fastest pace in almost a decade, lifted by a strengthening economy and consumers spreading out their purchases over a longer season, according to … more
Single-family home sales rose nearly 4 percent in February compared with February 2014, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
Small companies in the U.S. see wages continuing to grow in coming months after a net 25 percent said they recently boosted worker compensation. more
Construction employment increased in 278 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Fall-River-Warwick metropolitan area, in February, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
The fewest Americans in nine weeks filed applications for unemployment benefits, a sign of further strength in the labor market that will continue to support the U.S. expansion. more
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