Updated November 25 at 6:26pm
Economic Indicators
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Cash collections increased 3.5 percent through the first four months of the fiscal year when compared with the same period last year, but decreased 2 percent when comparing October with October 2014, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
Massachusetts single-family home sales grew 16.3 percent in October, to 5,127 compared with 4,407 recorded in October 2014, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
The first Black Friday in the U.S. since the mass introduction of credit and debit cards with chips promises to baffle shoppers who find some stores using the new technology and others only accepting swipes. more
A few weeks ago, I described why this economic recovery remains doubted and unloved. The improvements have been very unevenly distributed, with wide disparities based on education level, geographic location and industry. Some peoples’ recoveries are far worse than others. more
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston joined eight other reserve banks in requesting a quarter percentage-point increase in the discount rate before the Oct. 27-28 meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee. more
Consumer confidence unexpectedly declined in November to the lowest level in more than a year as Americans grew less enthusiastic about the labor-market outlook. more
The U.S. economy expanded at a faster pace in the third quarter than previously reported, reflecting a smaller hit from efforts to rein in bloated inventories. more
Sales of single-family homes in Rhode Island continued their yearly rise in October, up nearly 8 percent from last year. more
Travelers will experience the lowest gasoline prices since 2008 this week, as prices fell 3 cents from last week in Rhode Island, and decreased 1 cent in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
The Ocean State was among the top five states with the most mortgage payments late by 90 days or more in October. more
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