Updated March 24 at 4:24pm
Economic Indicators
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Providence is one of 10 cities selected to participate in Envision America 2017’s Smart City initiative to tackle energy, water, waste and air challenges. more
Gary E. Furtado is the president and CEO of Navigant Credit Union, Rhode Island’s oldest credit union. He talks with Providence Business News about the credit union’s performance in 2016, its its challenges and what credit unions should be looking for in 2017. more
Sales at U.S. retailers unexpectedly fell in March, raising concern consumer spending is losing momentum. more
Joseph J. MarcAurele is chairman and CEO of Washington Trust Bancorp Inc. The parent company of The Washington Trust Co., of Westerly, recently reported record year-end profit totaling $46.5 million. more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said more interest-rate increases will be appropriate if the economy meets the central bank’s outlook of gradually rising inflation and tightening labor markets. more
The U.S. population keeps shifting to the West and South: as of July 1, 61.6 percent of Americans lived in those two regions, the Census Bureau reported this week. more
Revenue exceeded expectations in November and the first five months of the fiscal year by 2.8 percent and 0.5 percent, respectively, the state Department of Revenue said Friday. more
(Updated 11:41 a.m.) Cash sales accounted for 21.8 percent of total home sales in September in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, a 0.7 percentage point decrease compared with the rate in September 2015, CoreLogic said Wednesday. more
Purchases of new U.S. homes increased in November to the second-fastest pace in almost nine years as the beginning of a spike in mortgage rates persuaded buyers to quickly sign contracts. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 71st on a list of the 100 best and worst cities for STEM professionals. more
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