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Single-family home sales fell 2.6 percent in May on a year-over-year basis in the Bay State, marking the third time sales have declined this year, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
Orders for business equipment rose in May for just the second time this year, indicating demand for American-made manufactured goods is stabilizing. more
Personal income for the nation rose 0.9 percent on average in the first quarter, and increased in 46 states, including Rhode Island, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. more
(Updated 2:55 p.m.) The Tops Electrical Supply block downtown has been sold with eventual plans for mixed-use redevelopment, according to listing agent Peter M. Scotti & Associates Inc. Tops … more
Gasoline prices climbed 2 cents in Rhode Island and 4 cents in Massachusetts from last week, according to AAA Northeast. more
Previously owned U.S. homes sold in May at the fastest pace since November 2009, driven by first-time buyers and indicating budding momentum in the residential real estate market. more
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing clinched first place Monday, crossing the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 finish line first in Gothenburg, Sweden. more
Do economic booms cause economic busts? To a lot of people, this seems like a silly question to even ask. Of course booms cause busts, they say. more
(Updated 4:57 p.m.) WHEN David Stem noticed the Providence Revolving Fund sign on the George C. Arnold building downtown two years ago, he thought the structure might make a "cool" project. Restoring the 1923 building, highlighted for preservation by the … more
Rhode Island ranked third from last among states and the District of Columbia for losing 900 construction jobs in May compared with May 2014. more
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