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Rhode Island had the fourth-highest percentage of mortgaged residential properties in negative equity at 13.8 percent in the second quarter, according to data released Tuesday by CoreLogic. more
Retail sales in the U.S. climbed for a second straight month, a sign consumers may be looking past recent volatility in financial markets. more
When Federal Reserve officials meet this week to discuss how much more stimulus the U.S. economy needs, they will have to parse various arguments about the threat of inflation. Those who want the Fed to raise interest rates, for example, sometimes assert that whatever the headline numbers show, price increases are already hitting some people hard. more
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation has launched a new Business Navigation Center and website to help businesses looking to conduct business in Rhode Island. more
Among the 150 largest cities in the country, Providence ranks in the bottom half when it comes to how well it has recovered since the Great Recession ended six years ago. more
Rhode Island’s economic momentum, measured monthly by economist Leonard Lardaro, has met or exceeded year-earlier values five months in a row, a clear indication of progress. more
Research: PBN/Elizabeth W. Lorenz Photography: PBN/David Levesque Map: PBN/Lisa Lagreca more
Rhode Island ranked seventh among the states and the District of Columbia for having the highest amount of state and local debt per capita in the 2012 fiscal year at $11,362 per person, according to information from the Tax Foundation. more
Iron Man. Wonder Woman. Millennial Super Saver. He or she is an ordinary human, 18 to 34, who saves at least 15 percent of his or her salary each year in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza will announce on Monday that the city is joining the Rhode Island Energy Challenge: Find Your Four! energy efficiency campaign, and will ask residents to find four ways to conserve energy. more
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