Updated December 3 at 6:26pm
Economic Indicators
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Confidence among U.S. homebuilders held in March at a nine-month low as sales prospects waned, a sign the housing market may be struggling to accelerate as the spring- selling season approaches. more
PROVIDENCE – The Ocean State's economy is picking up steam, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released May 16 by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public … more
Consumer confidence slumped in February as households grew more concerned about the outlook for the economy and jobs. more
BOSTON – Massachusetts home sales increased 10.3 percent, and condominium sales climbed 16.5 percent, in November, The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, said last week. A total of 4,011 single-family homes were sold in … more
PROVIDENCE – One of the most popular New Year's resolutions is "to get a better job," according to Wallet-Hub, but apparently Providence isn't the best place to look for one. The personal finance website said that Providence is the … more
BOSTON – Foreclosure petitions increased nearly 42 percent in the Bay State with 910 filings by lenders in November compared with 643 filings in November 2014, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. The Warren … more
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
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