Updated July 2 at 5:02pm
Economic Indicators
853 results total, viewing 461 - 470
(Updated, 3:44 p.m.) The state Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposed electricity rate increase, which will be divvied up as a monthly rate hike throughout the year for residential customers, while a 10 percent deferral is slated for commercial customers. more
Online gift contributions to CollegeBoundfund, Rhode Island’s tax-advantaged 529 college savings plan, have topped the $1 million mark. more
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose above 18,000 for the first time as faster-than-forecast growth in gross domestic product boosted confidence in the economy and overshadowed declines in health-care companies. more
Rhode Island’s median single-family home price increased 3.2 percent in November compared with November 2013, but sales declined 2.4 percent during that same period, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said on Tuesday. more
The world’s largest economy surged in the third quarter, expanding at the fastest pace in more than a decade, as U.S. consumers and businesses spent more than previously estimated. more
Providence Equity Partners is in talks to buy Clarion Events, organizer of the London International Horse Show, for about 250 million pounds ($391 million), people with knowledge of the matter said. 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
The Citizens Bank Foundation is awarding seven organizations and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation $100,000 to go toward improving the quality of life in Olneyville and other neighborhoods in Rhode Island. more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes slumped in November from a one-year high, underscoring the uneven nature of the current recovery in residential real estate that’s been one of its defining characteristics. more
The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics released an economic summary for the Providence area recently showing that while it may still have a jobless rate that is higher than the national average, occupations generally pay more. more
« Prev | 1 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 86 | Next »