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Economic Indicators
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An increase in consumer purchases in November was accompanied by rising wages and scant inflation, indicating the biggest part of the U.S. economy will continue to underpin growth. more
Orders for U.S. capital goods dropped in November for the first time in three months, showing businesses began tempering new investment after a third-quarter surge. more
When it comes to buying gifts for their pooches during the holiday season, Rhode Island is no New Jersey, but it’s better than Kentucky. more
U.S. home prices rose in October as the improving job market stirred competition for a dwindling inventory of listings. more
The U.S. economy expanded at a revised 2 percent annualized rate in the third quarter, buoyed by consumer spending as businesses struggled to sell to overseas customers battered by sluggish growth. more
The sale of single-family homes in Rhode Island strengthened in November, climbing 12 percent over the same period in 2014. Median sale prices rose as well, increasing 6 percent to $220,000, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Residential foreclosure deed filings dropped 52 percent in the third quarter compared with the third quarter of 2014, according to a report from HousingWorks RI released Monday. more
Cash sales of homes fell to 22.5 percent of total sales in September in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, according to CoreLogic. more
America’s workers may be finally in line for a decent raise. more
Rhode Island was second-to-last in the nation for its nearly 7 percent year-over-year drop in construction jobs in November, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
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