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Economic Indicators
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Consumers and businesses across Massachusetts will have to pay more for health care in 2016, as insurance rates rise at a faster clip and some premiums soar by double-digit rates, The Boston Globe reported. At Blue Cross Blue Shield of … more
For the third winter in a row, Providence entered a new year without the bang of fireworks downtown. Not having an event that draws tens of thousands of people to the downtown for a First Night-like celebration is probably a missed … more
It just makes sense that the more money you make, the less often your home loan application will be rejected. And yet … Data for New England compiled by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (thanks to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act) for … more
The dollar fluctuated after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said continued market turmoil may throw the central bank off course from the multiple interest-rate increases that policy makers have forecast for 2016. more
The Providence Water Supply Board has purchased an office building in an industrial park at 125 Dupont Drive, and plans to consolidate its operations in the renovated facility. more
The U.S. economy unexpectedly expanded at a faster pace in the fourth quarter than initially estimated, reflecting a higher value of business inventories. more
Nicholas Caccia is a licensed loan officer at First Home Mortgage in Providence. Caccia talks with Providence Business News about the recent rate increase at the Federal Reserve, which marks the first move away from easy money policies guiding the lending market in the United States since the financial crisis of 2008. more
U.S. natural gas futures dropped to a seven- week low as milder weather followed a burst of extreme cold in the Northeast. more
Consumer confidence rebounded more than forecast in December as Americans grew more optimistic about the current state of the economy and job market. more
For all the $5 million sales of oceanfront estates recorded this year, the price of luxury in Rhode Island is a relative bargain. Consider the alternatives. The Hamptons, the New York beach community, set a new ceiling on sales in … more
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