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Economic Indicators
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The U.S. economy expanded at a revised 2 percent annualized rate in the third quarter, buoyed by consumer spending as businesses struggled to sell to overseas customers battered by sluggish growth. more
The sale of single-family homes in Rhode Island strengthened in November, climbing 12 percent over the same period in 2014. Median sale prices rose as well, increasing 6 percent to $220,000, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Residential foreclosure deed filings dropped 52 percent in the third quarter compared with the third quarter of 2014, according to a report from HousingWorks RI released Monday. more
Cash sales of homes fell to 22.5 percent of total sales in September in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, according to CoreLogic. more
America’s workers may be finally in line for a decent raise. more
PROVIDENCE – Providence is the most debt-savvy city in the Ocean State, according to SmartAsset, which ranked 195 cities across the country. Overall, Providence's rating on the debt-savvy index measured 59.02, ranking it 49th nationally. … more
When the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee raised the federal funds rate by 0.25 percent last week, it broke an unprecedented streak of near-zero rates that was put in place to ward off the powerful effects of the Great Recession. At … more
Rhode Island was second-to-last in the nation for its nearly 7 percent year-over-year drop in construction jobs in November, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Retailers like to drag out weather as an excuse -- often dubiously -- to explain away lackluster results. But this Christmas it looks like they have a legitimate gripe. more
Christmas is a week away, but temperatures more typical of spring than mid-winter are draining global energy markets of any festive spirit. more
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