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Consumer confidence retreated in July as Americans’ expectations deteriorated to an eight-month low. more
JPMorgan Chase & Co. tumbled to No. 10 in an annual survey of customer satisfaction for mortgage-servicing companies, behind competitors such as Bank of America Corp., after being ranked second-best by homeowners last year. more
The Boston Globe is offering another round of buyouts to newsroom employees, according to the Boston Business Journal and media industry blogger Jim Romenesko, which both obtained a memo from Globe Editor Brian McGrory to the staff. more
With unemployment in Massachusetts reaching pre-recession levels, the state’s economy is humming along, according to MassBenchmarks. more
The world’s largest economy expanded at a faster pace in the second quarter and managed to eke out a gain at the start of the year, painting a picture of incremental progress consistent with the Federal Reserve’s view. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area was one of 351 metro areas out of 387 that experienced a year-over-year drop in its jobless rate in June, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Federal Reserve policy makers said the labor market and housing have improved, moving closer to ending an unprecedented period of near-zero interest rates without providing a clear signal on the timing of liftoff. more
Rhode Island made the top 10 list of the worst-funded state pensions by ThinkAdvisor, which provides information for the investment advisory community. more
Rhode Island ranked 13th among the 50 states for its 1.5 percent year-over-year export growth for the first five months of the year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 263rd out of 358 metropolitan areas nationwide for its lack of construction job growth in June, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
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