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Economic Indicators
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Santander Bank, N.A. has committed a total of $1.3 million in grants to support low- and moderate-income neighborhoods in the city. more
Companies boosted payrolls in March by the most in three months, adding to evidence the job market is recovering from a blast of harsh winter weather, a private payrolls report showed. more
Rhode Island communities made no progress toward increasing the affordability of housing last year, HousingWorks Rhode Island at Roger Williams University said Friday in its annual Fact Book. more
Moody’s Investors Service issued a warning on April 17 regarding Rhode Island’s failure to reach a settlement with public employee unions over the state’s pension lawsuit, which will go trial on Sept. 15 following the breakdown in renewed mediation talks earlier this month. more
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
Employers in the U.S. boosted payrolls in March and the unemployment rate held at 6.7 percent even as more Americans entered the labor force, showing steady progress that will probably prompt Federal Reserve policy makers to continue reducing stimulus while keeping interest rates low. more
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