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.
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.
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 …
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 …
PROVIDENCE – Home prices in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area increased year over year in December by 5.4 percent.
Rhode Island home prices climbed 4 percent during the same period, CoreLogic said last week.
the R.I. Department of Labor and Training recently released figures that showed Rhode Island with the second-largest percentage job growth in 2015 among New England states (behind only Massachusetts).
The growth rate was 1.8 percent, …
Job growth settled into a more sustainable pace in January and the unemployment rate dropped to an almost eight-year low of 4.9 percent, signs of a resilient labor market that’s causing wage growth to stir.