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The foreclosure rate among outstanding mortgage loans in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area was 1.8 percent in August, a .04 percentage point increase compared with August 2014, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
Worker productivity unexpectedly grew in the third quarter, reflecting a slump in the number of hours worked by self-employed Americans. more
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits climbed to the highest level in five weeks, representing a pause in the recent progress that left claims at their lowest level since 1973. more
The discount grocery ALDI will open its eighth store in Rhode Island, in the Franklin Shopping Plaza of Westerly, on Thursday. more
The state-required, three-year valuation of taxable property is underway in Providence. The city recently awarded the contract to Vision Government Solutions Inc., of Northborough, Mass. more
Dean deTonnancourt, the broker and owner of HomeSmart Professionals Real Estate in Warwick, recently was inducted into the Omega Tau Rho fraternity of the National Association of Realtors. He spoke with Providence Business News recently about the industry. more
Summer Infant Inc. reported third-quarter results on Thursday, showing a dip in sales and widening its loss when compared with the prior year period. more
This U.S. earnings season is on track to be the worst since 2009 as profits from oil & gas and commodity-related companies plummet. more
Companies added 182,000 workers in October, signaling steady improvement in the U.S. job market, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
The U.S. trade gap shrank in September to a seven-month low, reflecting declining purchases of foreign fuel as the world’s largest economy continued its drive toward energy independence. more
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