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Economic Indicators
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Consumer confidence slid in July from the prior month on dimmer views of the U.S. economy’s prospects and lingering concerns among higher-income earners about global market conditions. more
The U.S. economy expanded less than forecast in the second quarter after a weaker start to the year than previously estimated as companies slimmed down inventories and remained wary of investing amid shaky global demand. more
The U.S. homeownership rate fell to the lowest in more than 50 years as rising prices put buying out of reach for many renters. more
Foreclosure and mortgage delinquency rates decreased in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area and in Rhode Island in May, following national trends. more
The number of Americans who filed for unemployment benefits last week rose from a three-month low, consistent with the Federal Reserve’s view of a stronger job market. more
The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged while saying risks to the U.S. economy have subsided and the labor market is getting tighter, suggesting conditions are getting more favorable for an increase in borrowing costs. more
The cash sales share of total home sales fell 9.7 percentage points over the year in April in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area to 23.1 percent, CoreLogic said Wednesday. more
The median sale price of a single-family home in June reached $372,000, the highest in Massachusetts history, surpassing the past record of $370,000 set in August 2005, The Warren Group said Tuesday. more
Purchases of new U.S. single-family homes rose in June to the highest level in more than eight years, indicating a firm and resilient housing market. more
Residential sales activity began to moderate in June from previous highs, possibly reflecting tighter inventory of houses listed for sale, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
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