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Economic Indicators
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The residential real estate market continued to strengthen in the third quarter, compared with sales last year, with increased activity across all categories of housing types, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Single-family home sales rose 8 percent from April through June compared with the same time period last year, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors, which said the data shows that the housing market continues to gain momentum. more
Rhode Island ranked 13th among the 50 states for its 1.5 percent year-over-year export growth for the first five months of the year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
Federal Reserve policy makers said the labor market and housing have improved, moving closer to ending an unprecedented period of near-zero interest rates without providing a clear signal on the timing of liftoff. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator increased last month to a reading of 133.1, boosted by a decrease in unemployment claims and an increase in building permits. more
Companies added more workers than projected in February, indicating the U.S. job market remains strong, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
Massachusetts home sales increased 11.4 percent in June, making it the best month for sales in 10 years, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
An oceanfront estate overlooking the Cliff Walk sold on Monday for $15 million, the most expensive residential sale in Rhode Island in the past two years, according to Lila Delman Real Estate International, which represented the seller. more
The index of U.S. leading economic indicators increased in August, helped by a stronger housing market and showing slow, steady growth into 2016. 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
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