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Economic Indicators
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Trying to capitalize on yesterday’s news that the U.S. economy expanded more than forecast in the third quarter, President Barack Obama today will try to rally female voters in Providence, Rhode Island, four days ahead of the U.S. midterm elections. more
Economic momentum that had been building in the third quarter came to an apparent standstill in October, according to the latest Current Conditions Index, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro said Monday. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate declined again in July to 7.7 percent, a slight drop compared with June but down almost 2 percentage points year over year, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Sales of single-family homes in Rhode Island rose 14 percent in February, compared with the previous year, with particularly strong increases coming in Kent County, metro Providence and East Bay. more
A second site among the former I-195 development parcels will be sold and developed as a seven-story structure containing a mix of rental housing, office space and retail, under a preliminary plan announced Tuesday. more
Rhode Island had the third-highest tax rate on lodging last year, according to HVS Convention, Sports, and Entertainment Consulting’s third annual lodging tax study released this week. more
The Corporate Market Place Inc., operating under a taxpayer-backed loan program, is struggling to pay off its debt and can’t keep current on its rent. more
Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, Britain’s largest taxpayer-owned lender, posted a seventh straight annual loss after writing down its U.S. unit and forecast higher restructuring costs as it shrinks its investment bank. more
Home prices increased in Rhode Island in August, according to data released Tuesday by CoreLogic. more
The Sheffield Smith House, one of the oldest houses in its section on Smith Hill, made the Providence Preservation Society’s 2015 list of the most endangered properties. more
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