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Economic Activity
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The U.S. economy expanded at a revised 2 percent annualized rate in the third quarter, buoyed by consumer spending as businesses struggled to sell to overseas customers battered by sluggish growth. more
The sale of single-family homes in Rhode Island strengthened in November, climbing 12 percent over the same period in 2014. Median sale prices rose as well, increasing 6 percent to $220,000, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Residential foreclosure deed filings dropped 52 percent in the third quarter compared with the third quarter of 2014, according to a report from HousingWorks RI released Monday. more
Gasoline prices fell 1 cent in Rhode Island, and dropped 4 cents in Massachusetts since last week, AAA Northeast said. more
Cash sales of homes fell to 22.5 percent of total sales in September in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, according to CoreLogic. more
America’s workers may be finally in line for a decent raise. more
The Procaccianti Group moved forward Friday on plans to replace the vacant Fogarty Building on Fountain Street downtown with a nine-story, extended-stay hotel. more
Rhode Island was second-to-last in the nation for its nearly 7 percent year-over-year drop in construction jobs in November, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Toray Industries Inc. has been named one of the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators for 2015. more
DESIGNxRI has unveiled recipients of the Providence Design Catalyst grant program, in which 17 city businesses will receive up to $35,000 each. more
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