Updated December 3 at 6:25am
Economic Indicators
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Single-family home sales fell 4.4 percent in Massachusetts in October to 4,913 from 5,138 a year ago, The Warren Group said Tuesday. more
Cyber Monday is poised to retain its status as the biggest online spending day of the year despite a surge of shoppers hitting computers and smartphones instead of stores on Black Friday to chase deals earlier in the season. more
The U.S. economy expanded more than previously reported last quarter on a sunnier picture of household spending, the primary growth engine. more
Gasoline prices climbed 2 cents in Rhode Island and fell 2 cents in Massachusetts this week, according to AAA Northeast. more
The decades-old retail tradition of Black Friday limped closer to obsolescence this year as online shopping and earlier discounts kept many brick-and-mortar customers at home. more
Citing high employment rates, optimism and Small Business Saturday, a Rhode Island retail expert is projecting a prosperous holiday shopping season for the state’s businesses and retail sector. more
Rhode Island remained 48th nationally on the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity’s monthly Jobs & Opportunity Index report in October, and again is the last state in New England on the economic index. more
Free parking is being offered in designated commercial districts in the city starting today as part of Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s #ThinkPVD campaign to encourage local shopping this holiday season. more
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Target Corp. and other brick-and-mortar chains are counting on heavier discounts and a bigger online selection to help keep up with Amazon.com Inc. this holiday season. more
When it comes to gross domestic product growth, it’s not a surprise that Providence County leads the state’s five counties with GDP growth of $1.1 billion, according to a SmartAsset study. more
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