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Consumer spending advanced for a fourth straight month in July, bolstered by stronger income gains, sending the biggest part of the U.S. economy to a solid third-quarter start, Commerce Department figures showed Monday in Washington. more
“Joe six-pack gets a raise,” proclaim Bank of America Merrill Lynch economists Emanuella Enenajor and Lisa Berlin, commenting on the biggest source of upward pressure on U.S. wages in 2016. more
With a 5.9 percent year-over-year increase in the Black Knight home price index in June, the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked No. 19 among the top 40 U.S. metros. more
PVDFest, Providence’s celebration of art, music, food, performance and more, will return for its third edition June 1-4. more
(Updated 2:18 p.m.) The West Valley Inn has a new owner. more
Rhode Island again is one of the least tax-friendly states, according to Kiplinger’s. more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the case to raise interest rates is getting stronger as the U.S. economy approaches the central bank’s goals. more
Cash sales declined for homes in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area in May by 8.8 percentage points compared with May 2015, CoreLogic said this week. more
Dunkin’ Donuts cold-brew coffee is hot. more
The U.S. economy grew less than previously reported last quarter on lower government outlays and a bigger depletion of inventories, capping a sluggish first-half performance propped up mainly by consumer spending. more
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