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Economic Activity
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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined from an almost three-month high ahead of the presidential election, indicating the job market remains competitive for employers. more
There were 1,053 single-family home sales in Rhode Island in September, marking the most sales in any September on record for the Ocean State, according to a report released this week by The Warren Group. more
Voters statewide and in Tiverton appear to have cleared the way for a casino here, but a spokeswoman for the group behind the project said they are awaiting local absentee ballot results before declaring victory. more
Voters on Tuesday approved $227.5 million in bonds, funding housing creation, expansion of veterans services, construction of a new innovation center affiliated with the University of Rhode Island, improvements at the ports of Davisville and Providence, and parks and recreation upgrades, according to results posted on ri.gov. more
Job openings in the U.S. rose in September from the lowest level of the year and hiring slowed, figures from the Labor Department’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey showed Tuesday. more
The foreclosure inventory rate fell to 1.2 percent in the Ocean State in September, a 34.2 percent drop over the year, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Net income fell 8.2 percent to $529,000, or 8 cents per share, in the third quarter for Capital Properties Inc. more
CVS Health Corp. reported a 23.6 percent jump in net income, and a 15.5 percent hike in revenue, in its third-quarter earnings report released Tuesday. more
Rhode Island was eighth-highest in the nation for its percentage of noncurrent loans in September at 7.1 percent, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
Warwick is the most affordable city in Rhode Island to buy a car, followed by Cranston and Providence, according to a recent survey by Autolist, a website featuring used and new cars for sale. more
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