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Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island was eighth-highest in the nation for its percentage of noncurrent loans in September at 7.1 percent, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
Unemployment rates were lower than a year ago in September in 224 out of 387 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, which saw the rate fall to 4.8 percent from 5.2 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said this week. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 15th among the 40 largest metropolitan areas for its home price increase in August of 5.7 percent, to $268,000 compared with $253,000 in August 2015, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
U.S. jobs continued to rise at a steady pace in October and wage gains accelerated, signs that the labor market and economy made steady progress at the start of the fourth quarter. more
The rate of Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans was 1.3 percent in August, a decrease of 0.52 percentage points compared with August 2015 when the rate was 1.82 percent, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
WalletHub released its latest corporate tax rate report, and Woonsocket-based CVS Health Corp. is eighth on the list of companies paying the highest overall tax rate in the nation at 39.3 percent. more
Worker productivity rose in the third quarter by the most in two years as the economy picked up steam, offering a respite from the weak efficiency gains that have defined the U.S. expansion. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose to the highest level in almost three months, extending increases from a four-decade low. more
Federal Reserve policy makers left interest rates unchanged while saying the argument for higher borrowing costs strengthened further amid accelerating inflation, reinforcing expectations for a hike next month. more
Foreclosure petitions in Massachusetts fell 18.7 percent over the year in September, and decreased nearly 10 percent in Bristol County, according to a report released Wednesday by The Warren Group. more
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