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Economic Indicators
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Foreclosure rates declined year over year by two-tenths of a percentage point in February in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, according to data released Thursday by CoreLogic. more
In what its CEO calls a “pivotal year,” Citizens Financial Group Inc. Monday reported net income of $865 million in 2014, an improvement on a $3.4 billion loss in 2013, which was fueled by a $4.1 billion after-tax goodwill impairment charge. Citizens reported earnings of $1.55 per diluted share for the year. more
The Center for Dynamic Learning today launched a Career and Exploration Center to help city teens gain hands-on skills in the technical trades, engineering and manufacturing fields. more
Black Friday’s death has been greatly exaggerated before. This year, not so much. more
NEW YORK - U.S. shoppers spent 2.4 percent more during the weekend before the Christmas holiday this year, giving a boost to retailers in the final days of 2014. Purchases during the so-called … more
Amazon.com Inc. and other retailers are on pace to sell more products online than ever this holiday season, aided by early promotions and investments in delivery systems that helped avoid the widespread shipping delays of last year. more
Cyber Monday sales growth is slowing as consumers embrace the convenience of online shopping, spreading out their purchases instead of being lured by one-day specials. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators again rose 0.3 percent in January to a reading of 130.5, fueled in part by manufacturing and employment growth, according to the Providence Business News/e-forecasting.com Leading Economic Indicator Index. more
The U.S. economy expanded at a faster pace in the third quarter than previously reported, reflecting a smaller hit from efforts to rein in bloated inventories. more
Fewer than 300,000 Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits for a second week, signaling the labor market remains strong. more
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