Updated April 30 at 11:25pm
Economic Indicators
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Providence may be one of the worst housing markets in the country, but it’s also one of the best communities in Rhode Island to sell a home, according to separate studies. more
Orders for capital equipment rose in April for a second straight month, a sign U.S. business investment could pick up in the second half of the year. more
State general revenue cash collections for fiscal 2016 increased nearly 4 percent through November to $1.4 billion, despite an initial plunge in lottery proceeds associated with the beginning of casino gambling in Massachusetts. more
Christmas is a week away, but temperatures more typical of spring than mid-winter are draining global energy markets of any festive spirit. more
Rhode Island is one of the worst states for business, ranking 46th – or fifth worst – in the nation for the second year in a row, according to Forbes.com. more
Rhode Island ranked third from last among states and the District of Columbia for losing 900 construction jobs in May compared with May 2014. more
At 27.5 percent, Rhode Island was among the five states in May that have the largest gap in home prices from the peak prices years earlier. more
The Providence metropolitan area ranked 20th among the 40 largest metropolitan areas in the nation for its year-over-year home price increase of 4.6 percent in February, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
At least Rhode Island is no longer the least tax-friendly state for retirees in the nation. more
In Rhode Island, women are paid, on average, 82 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a $9,000 wage gap between women and men, according to an analysis from the National Partnership for Women & Families, a nonprofit advocacy group based in Washington, D.C. more
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