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Economic Indicators
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Home prices in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area and in Rhode Island rose 6.5 percent and 6.7 percent, respectively, in November compared with November 2015, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
American manufacturing expanded in December at the fastest pace in two years, reflecting firmer output and the biggest pickup in orders growth since August 2009. more
Rhode Island’s ratio of business taxes to its gross state product is 5.4 percent, placing the Ocean State above the U.S. average of 4.6 percent, according to the 14th annual report released recently from Ernst & Young LLP conducted with the Council on State Taxation and State Research Tax Institute. more
Global stocks looked set to close a tumultuous year with the biggest gain since 2013, powered by a rally in the U.S. that offset annual declines in Europe and Japan. more
Unemployment rates were lower in November than a year earlier in 271 of the 387 metropolitan areas in the U.S., including in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, where the rate fell to 4.2 percent from 5.2 percent. more
Household confidence in the U.S. is closing in on its best year since before the last recession, according to figures in the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index released Thursday. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits fell for a third week in the last four, showing a resilient labor market. more
The R.I. Department of Labor and Training said the unemployment insurance taxable wage will increase $400 and the Temporary Disability Insurance tax rate will remain at 1.2 percent in 2017. more
Contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly decreased in November on a sudden pickup in mortgage rates and limited inventory, according to figures released Wednesday from the National Association of Realtors in Washington. more
Breaking habits can be hard, especially when they involve making money. more
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