Updated February 24 at 6:26pm
Economic Indicators
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Revenue was $25.3 million more, or 1.1 percent higher, than what was expected through the first nine months of the fiscal year, the state Department of Revenue said Friday. more
Cash sales in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area fell 9.1 percentage points over the year to 22.8 percent of total home sales in January, CoreLogic reported Friday. more
The Limited closed all 250 of its stores around the country this past weekend, including the store at Providence Place mall. more
Lisa Aragon just couldn’t get the headhunter to take no for an answer. Five times in a month, she turned down enticements, including higher pay and four weeks of paid vacation. more
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to a level that’s consistent with steady improvement in the labor market. more
To say that hopes are high heading into fourth-quarter earnings season would be an understatement. more
J.C. Penney Co. plans to shutter as many as 140 stores and trim thousands of jobs, becoming the latest department-store chain to make big moves in a world of lower mall traffic and fierce online competition. more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes declined more than forecast in December, data from the National Association of Realtors data showed Tuesday. Still, sales for the full year were the strongest since 2006. more
President Donald Trump complains regularly about what he calls “fake news.” What’s got some statisticians worried, though, is the risk of doctored economic data coming from the administration itself. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 156th out of 358 metros in the United States for its 1 percent construction job growth in December compared with December 2015, the Associated General Contractors of America said Wednesday. more
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