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Consumer spending rose less than forecast in March, wrapping up the weakest quarter in a year for the biggest part of the U.S. economy even as incomes accelerated. more
More Americans than forecast signed contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes in March, an encouraging sign as the housing market was entering its busiest selling season of the year. more
Worker pay in the U.S. rose as forecast in the first quarter, showing the steady drop in unemployment has yet to prompt employers to sweeten paychecks. more
Sports Authority Inc. may be worth so little that it can barely cover the cost of its bankruptcy. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday released a nearly $9 billion budget proposal that targets increased state investment in education and workforce preparation, as well as economic … more
Construction employment rose in 190 out of 358 metropolitan areas over the year in December, including in the Providence-Warwick metro area, which saw jobs climb 2 percent, the Associated General Contractors of America reported Tuesday. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area increased over the year in December by 5.4 percent, while Rhode Island home prices climbed 4 percent during the same period, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Foreclosure petition filings in Massachusetts increased 118.2 percent to 1,224 in December from 561 in December 2014, The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, said Tuesday. more
U.S. workers and consumers (who are for the most part the same people) seem to be doing pretty well at the moment. more
(Updated 12:38 p.m.) Employers added more workers in February than projected but wages unexpectedly declined, dashing hopes that reduced slack in the labor market was starting to benefit all Americans. more
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