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Economic Indicators
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The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 15th among the 40 largest metropolitan areas for its home price increase in August of 5.7 percent, to $268,000 compared with $253,000 in August 2015, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
U.S. jobs continued to rise at a steady pace in October and wage gains accelerated, signs that the labor market and economy made steady progress at the start of the fourth quarter. more
PROVIDENCE – Home prices are on the rise in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area and in Rhode Island, CoreLogic said Nov. 1. The real estate data tracker said home prices increased 5 percent over the year in September in … more
NEW BEDFORD – Citing 2015 landings worth $322 million, for the 16th year in a row the city held the top-value title nationwide for its fishing catch, according to NOAA Fisheries. The top ranking was thanks largely to scallops, SouthCoastToday.com … more
The rate of Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans was 1.3 percent in August, a decrease of 0.52 percentage points compared with August 2015 when the rate was 1.82 percent, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
WalletHub released its latest corporate tax rate report, and Woonsocket-based CVS Health Corp. is eighth on the list of companies paying the highest overall tax rate in the nation at 39.3 percent. more
Worker productivity rose in the third quarter by the most in two years as the economy picked up steam, offering a respite from the weak efficiency gains that have defined the U.S. expansion. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose to the highest level in almost three months, extending increases from a four-decade low. more
Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC recently reported strength in the Rhode Island market, with a focus on Barrington. more
Kate Michaud is the town planner in Warren, where the downtown recently was selected as one of the nation’s 15 Great Places in America by the American Planning Association. more
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