Updated February 12 at 6:26pm
Economic Indicators
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CoreLogic said home prices in the Providence-Warwick metro area increased 5.3 percent over the year in November. more
For months, Federal Reserve officials have pledged that this rate hiking cycle will be gradual and data-dependent. After they finally lifted rates for the first time in almost a decade last month, market participants and economists have focused on just what that means. more
Revenue was 2 percent higher than expected through the first six months of the fiscal year and was boosted by gains in personal income tax and lottery collections, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Single-family home sales climbed by a double-digit increase in October for the sixth consecutive month, led by Providence County sales, The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman said this week. more
Nicholas Caccia is a licensed loan officer at First Home Mortgage in Providence. Caccia talks with Providence Business News about the recent rate increase at the Federal Reserve, which marks the first move away from easy money policies guiding the lending market in the United States since the financial crisis of 2008. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area lost 300 construction jobs over the year in November, a 1 percent decline that put the area at No. 256 in a ranking of 358 metro areas, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Consumer confidence rebounded more than forecast in December as Americans grew more optimistic about the current state of the economy and job market. more
Companies in the U.S. added more than 200,000 workers to payrolls in February, indicating the labor market remains on its strong trajectory, according to a private employment report. more
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in almost a decade in a widely telegraphed move while signaling that the pace of subsequent increases will be “gradual” and in line with previous projections. more
The economy is expanding, but at a “somewhat slower pace” than just six weeks ago, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report on economic activity. more
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