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Economic Indicators
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Consumer spending was little changed in August as income growth cooled, pointing to a softening in consumption after a run of strong gains. more
The foreclosure rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was 1.4 percent in July, a decrease of 0.26 percentage points compared with July 2015, when the rate was 1.66 percent, CoreLogic said this week. more
The U.S. economy expanded more in the second quarter than previously estimated, reflecting a smaller drag from business spending on structures and equipment. more
The number of applications to collect jobless benefits rose less than forecast last week, indicating employers are leery of dismissing workers as the labor market tightens. more
State general revenue collections crept up modestly in fiscal 2016, boosted by increases in revenue from income and sales taxes and user fees. more
Rhode Island’s No. 44 ranking on the 2017 State Business Tax Climate Index, released this week by the Tax Foundation, makes it one of the least competitive states when it comes to tax code structure. more
With 6.1 percent home price growth over the year in July, the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 14th highest among the top 40 U.S. metros, Black Knight Financial Services said Monday. more
Orders for U.S. durable goods were little changed in August, while shipments of capital equipment declined for a fourth straight month, indicating lingering weakness in manufacturing. more
August sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts reached the second highest mark of the year, The Warren Group said this week. more
Cash sales for homes in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area declined in June by 9.3 percentage points compared with June 2015, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
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