Updated February 22 at 3:25pm
Economic Indicators
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For the 27th consecutive month on a year-over-year basis, foreclosure petitions rose in Massachusetts in May, according to figures released by The Warren Group on Thursday. more
Jobless rates fell in 333 of the 387 metropolitan areas nationwide over the year in May, including in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported this week. more
It's become a favorite holiday tradition around these parts: wait for the National Retail Federation annual holiday spending forecast each October, then write a few choice words about why their forecast track record is even worse. more
Minutes of the Federal Reserve’s November policy meeting are likely to confirm that officials were creeping closer to their first interest-rate increase in a year before the Nov. 8 election, and developments since have only served to bolster the case for a hike. more
Cash sales accounted for 21.2 percent of total home sales in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area in August, a 3.5 percentage point decrease compared with August 2015, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Gasoline prices fell 3 cents in Rhode Island, and 4 cents in Massachusetts this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
While a union representing health care workers is upset about approximately 30 positions being eliminated at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital and Roger Williams Medical Center, a spokesman for the hospitals said the layoffs are a response to changing market conditions. more
U.S. stocks rose toward their record high, led by energy companies, as oil jumped on optimism OPEC will agree to cut output. The dollar halted its longest winning streak versus the euro. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area rose 5.8 percent in October, to $269,000 from $254,000 in October 2015, Black Knight Financial Services said Tuesday. more
U.S. stocks traded near a record, oil posted its longest winning streak in four months and Treasuries fell as the majority of financial markets reopened following the holiday weekend. more
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