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The yearly count of SBA-backed loans came out last week, and the picture it paints is not a pretty one. From before the Great Recession, through its depths and now in the Ocean State's weak recovery, it is clear that less and less capital … more
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William C. Dudley said he expects the U.S. central bank to raise interest rates by December, echoing comments by fellow regional Fed chief Dennis Lockart in Atlanta, while cautioning that this was not a pledge to action and will depend on the economy staying on track. more
Foreclosure rates fell in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area in July to 1.64 percent, a decrease from July 2014 when the rate was 1.79 percent, CoreLogic said Friday. more
The Lincoln branch of Santander Bank will be its first in Rhode Island to offer a new service designed for its wealthier customers. more
Looking at such things as growth in business and gross domestic product, new building permits and municipal bonds per capita, Newport County has the greatest amount of investment in its local economy among Rhode Island’s five counties, according to the latest SmartAsset study. more
At 8 percent, Fall River had the highest jobless rate in December when compared with Cranston, Providence and Warwick, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Public hearings will be held Friday on the R.I. Department of Transportation’s reorganization proposal that will include 14 new jobs. more
Services, the biggest part of the U.S. economy, shrank this month for the first in more the two years, hurt by a late-January snowstorm that blanketed the East Coast and a dearth of orders. more
StyleWeek Northeast kicked off last night at the Providence G to a sold-out crowd of more than 280 people. more
The housing market continued its year-long rise in January, ending the month with a nearly 10 percent increase in median sale price among single-family homes, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
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