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Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island ranked fourth highest in the nation in January for its year-over-year 8.9 percent construction job gain, the Associated General Contractors of America said Monday. more
Home prices climbed 5.6 percent in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area in December when compared with December 2015, CoreLogic said Tuesday. 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
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
Citing high employment rates, optimism and Small Business Saturday, a Rhode Island retail expert is projecting a prosperous holiday shopping season for the state’s businesses and retail sector. more
Companies added 147,000 workers in October, the fewest in five months and marking a more limited pace of job creation, data from the ADP Research Institute showed Wednesday. more
The number of customers using online and mobile banking continues to grow, as branch banking continues to become less popular. more
Commodity producers and lenders led U.S. stocks lower, as the S&P 500 Index snapped its longest winning streak in three months, after comments from Bank of England Governor Mark Carney rekindled concerns that Britain’s exit from the European Union will further weigh on tepid global growth. more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said positive forces supporting U.S. job growth and higher inflation will still probably outweigh negative developments, calling additional gradual interest-rate increases appropriate without specifying their precise timing. more
Charging for trash collection, selling the public golf course, increasing the meal and beverage tax, asking more of non-tax-paying entities and renegotiating pension and health care agreements with city employees are just a few of several ideas being floated to help Providence fix its fiscal problems. more
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