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The foreclosure rate among outstanding mortgage loans in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area was 1.8 percent in August, a .04 percentage point increase compared with August 2014, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
McDonald’s Corp., facing its worst U.S. sales slump in more than a decade, is turning to customized menu items in a bid to lure more millennials and shake off its reputation for selling outdated fast food. more
Massachusetts single-family home sales rose slightly in March, marking the second consecutive month sales have increased in 2015, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
There was a 10 percent increase in the number of residential foreclosure deeds filed in Rhode Island in 2014 compared with 2013, according to a report from HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University, which studied residential foreclosures in each of the state’s 39 cities and towns. more
Consumer confidence unexpectedly declined in April to a four-month low as Americans’ views of the labor market and the outlook on the economy deteriorated. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator slipped .2 percent in February to a reading of 131.7, partly due to a decline in building permits, among other factors, according to the Providence Business News/e-forecasting.com Leading Economic Indicator Index. more
Rhode Island was one of four New England states that saw sales of single-family homes increase year over year in February, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report on the economy. more
Christopher Farias is a full-time registered nurse at Rhode Island Hospital and a per-diem worker at the Visiting Nurse Association of Rhode Island. At 28, he has his feet in health care's past and present – and eyes firmly focused on the … more
In today's mobile Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat world, statistics need to be instant and simple. But the real world is often more complex than that. Take, for example, the public perception of the local economy, as revealed in three recent … more
The R.I. Convention Center Authority’s three facilities generated more than $717.6 million for the local economy over a five-year period, according to an economic impact study released Friday. more
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