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Economic Indicators
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Foreclosure petitions increased nearly 42 percent in the Bay State with 910 filings by lenders in November compared with 643 filings in November 2014, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
CoreLogic said home prices in the Providence-Warwick metro area increased 5.3 percent over the year in November. more
BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest asset manager, says bonds will “struggle” in 2016 as the Federal Reserve raises interest rates. more
Rhode Island firefighters and emergency medical services personnel are encouraged to apply for federal funding through the 2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grant, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said this week. more
One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is “to get a better job,” according to WalletHub, but apparently Providence isn’t the best place to look for one. more
Manufacturing in the U.S. contracted in December at the fastest pace in more than six years as factories, hobbled by sluggish global growth, cut staff at the end of 2015. more
The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank more than 420 points as a selloff in Chinese equities spread around the world amid renewed concern that growth there is slowing at the same time that manufacturing in the U.S. decelerated. A flareup in tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran added to geopolitical unease. more
BOSTON – Massachusetts home sales increased 10.3 percent, and condominium sales climbed 16.5 percent, in November, The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, said last week. A total of 4,011 single-family homes were sold in … more
Jobless rates were lower in 322 of the nation’s 387 metropolitan areas in November, including in the Providence-Warwick metro, which saw unemployment fall to 4.9 percent from 6.3 percent in November 2014, according to statistics released by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics this week. more
Consumer confidence climbed last week to a more than two-month high as holiday-happy Americans registered their most upbeat assessments of the buying climate since April. more
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