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Personal income in Rhode Island grew 1.1 percent in the second quarter over the past year, the slowest among the New England states, and lagging national personal income growth of 2 percent during the same period, according to the Fiscal 50 report released Tuesday by The Pew Charitable Trusts. more
According to Goldman Sachs Group Inc., now is not the time to buy stocks. The firm says it expects there to be a pullback of as much as 10 percent in the S&P 500 before it makes a comeback to 2,100 later this year. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders dropped in February to a nine-month low as potential buyers stayed away, interrupting the steady progress residential real estate had built over the course of 2015. more
Rhode Island has the fifth-highest tax rates in the nation, according to WalletHub’s latest study. more
Rhode Island will receive an additional $629,160 in federal funding to continue to provide housing counseling to struggling Rhode Islanders through NeighborWorks America’s National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling program, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said this week. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George has resumed her advocacy for interest-rate increases, citing the June rebound in U.S. hiring as a key reason to push rates further above zero. more
The process for building a pedestrian bridge connecting the two sides of the Providence River in the I-195 redevelopment district, will move forward this month, the R.I. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. more
A 900-day schedule of international regattas and social events, beginning with the Newport Metre Fest in June 2017 and culminating in the 2019 12 Metre World Championship, which also will be held in Newport, known as the Road to the Worlds, was announced Thursday by the competition’s management. more
The Massachusetts Bankers Association has put together a plethora of tips for shoppers this holiday season, urging consumers to spend wisely and to stay on budget. more
The checks and balances imposed on President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s new economic agenda won’t just come from Capitol Hill, but also from the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Buildings farther west on Constitution Avenue. more
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