Updated January 28 at 1:28pm
Economic Activity
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More Americans unexpectedly filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, indicating companies let go of seasonal workers following the holidays. more
The U.S. mortgage market hit bottom in 2014. Chief economists at Fannie Mae and Moody’s Analytics Inc. as well as the Mortgage Bankers Association all predicted a turnaround this year after a record decline in 2014. more
The R.I. Council on the Arts awarded $139,877 in grants in December, bringing the total awards to date to 276 grants totaling more than $1.4 million, the state agency announced in its newsletter Wednesday. more
State tax officials will hold a drawing this month to refine the lineup for building renovation projects awaiting state historic preservation tax credits. more
Rhode Island, like the rest of the nation, saw its foreclosure inventory fall in November, according to data released Wednesday by CoreLogic. more
A new study says that taxpayers in the lowest-income bracket in Rhode Island can expect to pay nearly twice as much of their income toward state and local taxes as the wealthiest 1 percent. more
Two Rhode Island high school students have been selected as delegates for the 53rd annual U.S. Senate Youth Program. more
NEW YORK - U.S. holiday sales rose 4 percent from a year earlier, marking the biggest increase since 2011, even amid signs of a consumer-spending slowdown in December, according to the National … more
When the U.S. retail sales report drops on Wednesday, there are a number of things you want to pay close attention to. One of those isn’t the headline number. more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse has announced its 2015 accelerator class, which features 16 social entrepreneurs from across the country participating in a 12-week program in partnership with Brown University. more
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