Updated March 28 at 4:28pm
Economic Indicators
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Cash purchases of homes in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area continued to fall in March, reaching 23.6 percent of all sales, a 9.2 percentage point decrease from a year earlier. more
Global markets buckled as Britain’s vote to leave the European Union drove the pound to the lowest in more than 30 years and wiped about $3 trillion from stock market values while sparking demand for haven assets from U.S. Treasuries to gold. more
It's become a favorite holiday tradition around these parts: wait for the National Retail Federation annual holiday spending forecast each October, then write a few choice words about why their forecast track record is even worse. more
Kent Hospital, a Care New England facility, announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check Mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. more
The Rhode Islanders I know are doers — successful business owners, technology entrepreneurs, community advocates and passionate educators. more
Rhode Island homeless assistance programs have received nearly $6 million in Continuum of Care grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Tuesday. more
The U.S. Federal Reserve faces a tough task in figuring out how best to respond to a highly unusual economic recovery. As chair Janet Yellen noted in a recent speech, it could use some help from academia. more
If excellence is not an act but a habit, the economists and analysts below fit the bill: they've clinched the No. 1 spot in Bloomberg's ranking for their indicator based on two years of consistently close forecasts. more
The slow death of the American shopping mall is not evenly distributed. more
In December, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that 769 hospitals will see their Medicare payments reduced by 1 percent, after all other adjustments have been made, for patient discharges occurring during fiscal year 2017 due to the hospitals’ high rates of hospital-acquired conditions, such as infections. more
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