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Economic Indicators
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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
PROVIDENCE – Single-family home sales in Rhode Island climbed nearly 23 percent in May, representing the 13th consecutive month of positive gains, The Warren Group said July 12. Timothy Warren Jr., CEO of The Warren Group, said low … more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The state's economy "improved" to a neutral value of 50 in May, reported University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro in his latest Current Conditions Index, but shows a "troubling trend" of not exceeding that value in … more
It makes perfect sense in a state that not that long ago had the highest unemployment rate in the nation that creating jobs is a major public-policy focus. It also makes sense that high-wage jobs should be a priority, given that the cost of … 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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