Updated November 29 at 8:29pm
Economic Indicators
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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
Despite credit union loan growth outpacing bank lending nationwide last quarter, loan growth from both types of institutions was nearly the same in Rhode Island, according to a recent analysis. more
Rhode Island, as of August, has recovered 73.1 percent of the 39,800 jobs lost during its recession, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 175th among the nation’s 381 metropolitan areas for its 1.5 percent economic growth in 2014, according to federal Bureau of Economic Analysis statistics released this week. more
When Federal Reserve officials meet this week to discuss how much more stimulus the U.S. economy needs, they will have to parse various arguments about the threat of inflation. Those who want the Fed to raise interest rates, for example, sometimes assert that whatever the headline numbers show, price increases are already hitting some people hard. more
U.S. shares joined equity gains in Europe and Asia, extending a rally that’s added $4.1 trillion to global equities this month, as a run of weaker-than-estimated economic reports from China, Europe and the United States boosted speculation central banks will maintain stimulus measures. more
A recent report on the hottest markets for office space found Boston among the top 10 nationally for growth in rents, between the second quarters of 2013 and 2015. more
Massachusetts home sales continue to pick up momentum, with pending sales in August jumping 42 percent from the same period last year, according to the Massachusetts Association of Realtors. more
Wholesale prices in the U.S. were little changed in August, restrained by lower fuel costs that signal inflation will remain weak. more
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