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Economic Indicators
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Merger and acquisition SPECIALISTS say there are windows in the market and economy during which business owners can realize the most value from selling their companies. And the window has been open for a few years now, as private-equity … more
The Rhode Island economy continues to improve and grow, if slowly. The state's gross domestic product expanded 1.4 percent in 2015 and is projected to increase 1.2 percent in 2016. The state employed 492,700 workers in November 2016, which … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday released a $9.2 billion budget that is broadly directed at bolstering the educational prospects of Rhode Islanders, continuing recent momentum in adding new jobs and creating new assistance for manufacturers. more
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Rhode Island dropped by three-tenths of a percentage point in December, to 5 percent, its fourth consecutive month-to-month decline. more
The rate of Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans was 1.24 percent in October, a decrease of 0.58 percentage points compared with October 2015, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits fell to near the lowest level since the 1970s, consistent with a still-improving labor market, a Labor Department report showed Thursday. 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
The cost of living in the U.S. climbed for a fifth month on the back of shelter and fuel prices, pushing inflation closer to the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
IDT911 has changed its name to CyberScout, reflecting its mission to protect targets of cybercrime. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 71st on a list of the 100 best and worst cities for STEM professionals. more
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