Updated March 29 at 12:29am
Economic Indicators
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Second-quarter sales of single-family homes in Rhode Island fell 4.4 percent compared with the same period in 2013, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Wednesday. more
The Northeast regional Consumer Price Index rose 1.9 percent on a nonseasonally adjusted basis during the 12 months ended in June, a somewhat less significant increase than the 2.1 percent jump in consumer prices nationally, according to a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
U.S. stocks fell, after the biggest Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rally since April, as concern that tension in Ukraine could lead to deeper sanctions kept investors on the sidelines before major companies report earnings. more
U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rebounding from its biggest drop since April, as Google Inc. advanced and concerns eased over crises in the Ukraine and Middle East. more
Rhode Island ranked 16th in the country – and second in New England – for its 4.3 percent growth in personal income last year compared with 2013, to $51.5 billion from $49.4 billion. more
U.S. stocks rose for a fourth day as investors speculated the European Central Bank will boost economic stimulus and Apple Inc. forecast record sales. more
Rhode Island “has had a rough time since the Great Recession” and as a result, it landed in the bottom 10 in a listing of state economies by Business Insider. more
WalletHub rated the best states to be rich or poor from a tax perspective, and unfortunately, Rhode Island lands among the worst states, regardless of income. more
The severe snowstorms in February temporarily slowed the Massachusetts economy, but do not appear to have derailed the “healthy expansion” that the state has experienced in recent quarters, according to the latest MassBenchmarks brief. more
Service industries in the U.S. expanded in July at the fastest pace since December 2005, showing the economy was building more momentum at the start of the second half of 2014. more
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