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Economic Indicators
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SOUTH KINGSTOWN – While Rhode Island's economy ended the year with positive momentum, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro isn't convinced the state is on a permanent road to recovery. Lardaro's Current Conditions Index … more
Consumer confidence slumped in February as households grew more concerned about the outlook for the economy and jobs. more
A custom shingle-style house, built in 2008, has sold for $3.5 million. It is the highest sale in Barrington since 2014, according to a news release from Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty, whose sales associates Kate Kirby Greenman and Michelle Kirby represented the sellers. more
Dr. Osama Hamdy, medical director of Joslin Diabetes Center’s obesity clinical program, calls diabetes a “global health crisis” wreaking havoc on an individual’s eyes, kidneys, feet, nerves, heart, reflexes, etc., and reducing one’s longevity. more
American manufacturing expanded in December at the fastest pace in two years, reflecting firmer output and the biggest pickup in orders growth since August 2009. 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
Consumer confidence climbed in December to the highest level since August 2001 as Americans were more upbeat about the outlook than at any time in the last 13 years, according to a report Tuesday from the New York-based Conference Board. more
The blood supply in the United States is among the safest in the world, but how do blood centers protect patients from such harms as Zika, Ebola and strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria? more
Consumer confidence jumped more than forecast this month as Americans expressed the sunniest picture of their financial situation in 11 years, extending a boost following Donald Trump’s election victory. 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
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