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Economic Activity
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Economy-watchers trying to figure out when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates may want to pay attention to an indicator buried in a Monday report on factories. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts fell 4 cents and 6 cents, respectively, from last week, hitting their lowest point since May, according to AAA Northeast. more
American households kept spending in June, capping a stronger quarterly performance for the biggest part of the economy. more
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On Pekin Street in Providence's Smith Hill neighborhood, a three-story apartment house has been vacant for as long as the neighbor who's lived next to it for four years can remember. The untended backyard has become an illegal dump. In recent weeks, … more
Almost nothing in economics is more important, or mysterious, than productivity. It means the amount of stuff - goods, services, economic value - produced for a given amount of input. more
Consumer confidence retreated in July as Americans’ expectations deteriorated to an eight-month low. more
JPMorgan Chase & Co. tumbled to No. 10 in an annual survey of customer satisfaction for mortgage-servicing companies, behind competitors such as Bank of America Corp., after being ranked second-best by homeowners last year. more
The Boston Globe is offering another round of buyouts to newsroom employees, according to the Boston Business Journal and media industry blogger Jim Romenesko, which both obtained a memo from Globe Editor Brian McGrory to the staff. more
With unemployment in Massachusetts reaching pre-recession levels, the state’s economy is humming along, according to MassBenchmarks. more
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