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To buy a home and live comfortably in Providence, one needs a salary of at least $55,661, according to finder.com. more
Consumer confidence improved in January to a three-month high as Americans grew more upbeat about the prospects for the economy, labor market and their incomes. 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
In the retirement security Olympics, it’s a sweep for northern Europe. Norway, Switzerland and Iceland won the top three spots in Natixis Global Asset Management’s fourth annual ranking, released Tuesday. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was little changed last week, holding near four-decade lows that highlight strength in the job market. more
Consumer confidence retreated more than forecast in April as Americans’ optimism about the outlook for the economy and employment waned. more
When it comes to commercial property, Providence has the third-highest tax rate in the nation, according to a report from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. more
Factory production fell more than forecast in May, reflecting declining output of vehicles and business equipment that show U.S. manufacturing is still hobbled by weak global demand. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 187th out of 358 metropolitan areas nationwide for its 2 percent construction job growth year over year in May. more
New-home construction in the United States rose more than forecast in June, providing some momentum for residential real estate near the end of its busy selling season. more
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