Updated October 26 at 6:30pm
Economic Indicators
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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
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
The U.S. economy should continue to grow at a rate of 2 to 2.5 percent, housing sector improvements will likely go on for another couple years, but capital spending could remain weak, as the Fed is likely to stay accommodative with interest rates due to uncertainty overseas. more
Warwick is the most affordable place to live in Rhode Island, according to a SmartAsset study. more
Providence County ranked 235th out of 342 largest U.S. counties for its 1.5 percent increase in employment from December 2014 to December 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said recently. more
Over the past decade, Americans got a crash course in money management. The financial crisis and the great recession offered a ton of lessons — the dangers of debt being a big one — while making it impossible to ignore the topic of finance. more
Consumer confidence remained stable in the first week of March, with Americans growing a tad more upbeat about the economy even as their views of buying conditions eased. more
Rhode Island had 13.5 percent of mortgaged residential properties in negative equity in the fourth quarter, the fifth-highest percentage in the nation, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
It is not a surprise that Rockland County, N.Y., a suburb of New York City, had a 24.9 percent increase in the average weekly wage from the third quarter of 2014 to the 2015 third quarter, the largest gain among the nation's 343 largest counties. … more
At the beginning of the year, fears were widespread that recession was heading toward the U.S. -- and, indeed, the rest of the world. more
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