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Economic Indicators
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The Rhode Island branch of the U.S. Small Business Administration held its 2017 Small Business Economic Summit Friday at Bryant University in which small business owners, led by local economic, community and government experts, gathered to discuss major issues faced by companies in the Ocean State. more
The latest signs of strength in the U.S. labor market reignited the dollar rally and put the Dow Jones Industrial Average back on course for 20,000. Treasuries tumbled with gold as strong hiring bolstered the case for higher interest rates. more
The U.S. labor market turned in a solid performance at the end of 2016, sending job gains above 2 million for a sixth year as paychecks rose by the most during the current expansion. more
Ah, 2017. Sweet relief from the turbulent 365 days prior, which was marked by a contentious election, a surprise European Union departure and countless celebrity deaths. Or not. more
PROVIDENCE – Home prices in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area and in Rhode Island rose 6.5 percent and 6.7 percent, respectively, in November compared with the same month in 2015, CoreLogic said. Data includes distressed … more
America’s service providers expanded more than forecast last month, spurred by an upturn in orders that coincided with stepped-up demand at the nation’s factories. more
The new year is bringing news of retail store closings. more
Rhode Island had nearly the same amount of moves into and out of the state in 2016, according to Atlas Van Lines’ annual migration study. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined to the lowest level in eight weeks, showing volatility typical around the holiday period. more
An oceanfront home at 165 Surfside Ave., which has striking views of the Atlantic, was sold in late December for $2.75 million, the fifth-highest value for Charlestown in 2016, according to news releases. more
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