Updated May 3 at 6:03pm
Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island was among the top five states with “underwater” mortgages in the first quarter, according to data released Tuesday by CoreLogic. more
Single-family home sales increased on an annual basis in every state in the First District, except Massachusetts, where the number of sales declined, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report that notes economic conditions from early April to late May. more
Manufacturing expanded more than forecast in May as orders grew at the fastest pace in five months, indicating the industry is starting to emerge from a first-quarter slump. more
Orders for capital equipment rose in April for a second straight month, a sign U.S. business investment could pick up in the second half of the year. more
When it comes to car repairs, Rhode Island is on the more affordable end, according to the RepairPal Institute, the research and data science division of RepairPal, an auto repair website. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders held in March at a nine-month low as sales prospects waned, a sign the housing market may be struggling to accelerate as the spring- selling season approaches. more
For the first time since before the Great Recession, Rhode Island developers are discussing the possibility of new industrial construction, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report based on reports from late November to early January. more
The Massachusetts economy is “emitting mixed signals,” according to the latest MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index. more
Ground was broken on the $7.5 million Fernwood ‘Mutual Self Help’ housing development in the village of Pascaog this week in which families will help build their own homes. more
Another list, another poor showing for Providence. Apartment List, an online rental marketplace, gave Providence a grade of D on its list of the “Best Cities for Young Families.” more
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