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Record warmth sent U.S. natural gas prices tumbling to a 10-year low as December appeared to be a bust for bulls. more
Surging prices have almost closed off the new-home market to young buyers like Brandon and Quincey Lindemann. But the Denver-area couple has found a way in. more
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
An interactive map that shows one dot for every job location in America unsurprisingly shows a cluster of job activity around Providence, with health care, education and government the dominant sector. 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
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