Updated January 20 at 11:49pm
Economic Indicators
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(Updated 11:40 a.m.) Women and racial minorities serving on company board of directors are typically compensated less than their peers, according to a new study by the University of Missouri and the University of Delaware. more
Consumer confidence in the U.S. fell last week from a nine-month high as households became less optimistic about their finances, the buying climate and the national economy, the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index showed Thursday. more
Rhode Island’s capital city has some of the most frugal residents in the nation thanks to their coupon use. more
With a 5.9 percent year-over-year increase in the Black Knight home price index in June, the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked No. 19 among the top 40 U.S. metros. more
Thirteen communities are eligible to participate in the Working Cities Challenge through the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and receive between $300,000 and $500,000 over a three-year period to implement initiatives to improve the lives of low-income residents. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo in her 2017 State of the State Address on Tuesday focused on efforts to help support middle-class Rhode Islanders, through reduction of automobile taxes and a new scholarship aimed at students attending state colleges and universities. more
Consumer confidence in the U.S. climbed less than forecast in May as Americans were a little less ebullient about the economy’s prospects in the runup to the presidential election. more
For the 27th consecutive month on a year-over-year basis, foreclosure petitions rose in Massachusetts in May, according to figures released by The Warren Group on Thursday. more
(Updated 11:40 a.m.) Rhode Island’s 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment has identified three priority health needs: behavioral health, chronic disease (diabetes and heart disease) and maternal and child health for the Hospital Association of Rhode Island’s member hospitals to focus on. more
The new year is bringing news of retail store closings. more
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