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Economic Indicators
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Home prices, including distressed sales, climbed 5.7 percent year over year in September in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
What makes the U.S. economy grow? A look at consumer spending data offers a simple if perhaps troubling answer: Increasingly, it’s people buying stuff they don’t need. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island fell 3 cents from last week, and a penny in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
American manufacturing remained stuck in neutral in October as factories struggled with dwindling overseas demand and well-stocked customers at home. more
PROVIDENCE – Single-family home sales in September outpaced the same period last year, rising nearly 10 percent, the R.I. Association of Realtors reported last week. A total of 932 single-family homes sold, compared with 849 a year ago. … more
Rhode Island ranked 31st among the 50 states for its 6.7 percent drop in exports during the first eight months of the year compared with the same period last year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
Cash collections increased 5.1 percent through the first three months of the fiscal year, and 4.6 percent in September alone, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Capital Properties Inc., which owns a large portion of the Capital Center Special Development District in Providence as well as a petroleum storage facility in East Providence, reported third-quarter net income of $576,000, or 8 cents per share, a 28.6 percent increase over the prior-year quarter when the firm reported net income of $448,000, or 7 cents per share. more
(Updated 10:38 a.m. and 12:13 p.m.) “It’s back!” exulted Sail Newport Executive Director Brad Read. Word at a packed press conference at the Statehouse Friday morning of the return of the Volvo Ocean Race to Newport in May of 2018 had already seeped out, thanks to a Sail Newport magazine distributed on every seat at the event. more
Household spending rose less than forecast in September, showing the biggest part of the U.S. economy ended a strong quarter on a weak note. more
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