Updated September 26 at 12:30am
Economic Indicators
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Consumer comfort in the first week of February held close to a three-month high as Americans grew more upbeat about the buying climate. more
The dollar fluctuated after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said continued market turmoil may throw the central bank off course from the multiple interest-rate increases that policy makers have forecast for 2016. more
Rhode Island is the fourth-most expensive state to get married, according to Thumbtack, with an average cost of $15,233. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate was 1.7 percent in December, which was unchanged from December 2014, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Job openings in the U.S. climbed in December to the second-highest level on record, a sign demand for labor remains strong. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator was flat in December, as only three of the nine components that comprise it had a positive contribution: jobless claims, exports of manufactures and interest rate spread. more
Despite widespread predictions that droves of retiring baby boomers last year would result in more small businesses changing hands, there was an overall reduction in the number of transactions both regionally and nationally, according to a report by BizBuySell. more
Gasoline prices fell 5 cents this week in Rhode Island and 4 cents in Massachusetts, hitting the lowest point in both states since January 2009, AAA Northeast said. more
U.S. workers and consumers seem to be doing pretty well at the moment. Businesses, not so much. We've been hearing a lot over the past decade-plus, though, about the diverging fortunes of U.S.-based corporations and U.S.-based people. The … more
For all the $5 million sales of oceanfront estates recorded this year, the price of luxury in Rhode Island is a relative bargain. Consider the alternatives. The Hamptons, the New York beach community, set a new ceiling on sales in … more
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