Updated February 6 at 6:25pm
Economic Indicators
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Following a national trend, home prices climbed 5.9 percent over the year in October both in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area and in Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island single-family home sales jumped 23.8 percent in August, making it the best August for sales since 2005, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
Rhode Island moved up four spots to No. 25 in the annual Opportunity Index, released Tuesday by the bipartisan national campaign, Opportunity Nation and Measure of America. more
New year, same fears. Except now they’re hitting all at once. For U.S. stocks it’s meant the worst start since the financial crisis, while volatility in Europe has exploded to levels not seen in a decade. more
Applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. were little changed last week, hovering close to four- decade lows and showing steady progress in the labor market. more
The U.S. Census Bureau released data from its 2014 American Community Survey showing that the uninsured rate for Rhode Island was 7.4 percent, a drop from 11.3 percent the year before. more
The R.I. Department of Revenue said fiscal 2015 total general revenue exceeded final enacted fiscal 2015 revenue estimates by $23.9 million, or 0.7 percent. more
Retail sales in the U.S. climbed for a second straight month, a sign consumers may be looking past recent volatility in financial markets. more
Rhode Island had the fourth-highest percentage of mortgaged residential properties in negative equity at 13.8 percent in the second quarter, according to data released Tuesday by CoreLogic. more
The University of Massachusetts set fiscal year fundraising records in 2015, with all five campuses, including UMass Dartmouth, experiencing increases. more
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