Updated August 27 at 12:31am
Economic Indicators
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Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, a sign the U.S. labor market remained robust entering 2016. more
Home prices in the Providence metropolitan area increased 4.2 percent over the year in October to $255,000, but are still far from the high of $310,000 reached in June 2006. more
Companies boosted payrolls in December by the most in a year, indicating the U.S. job market had momentum as 2015 came to a close, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
For months, Federal Reserve officials have pledged that this rate hiking cycle will be gradual and data-dependent. After they finally lifted rates for the first time in almost a decade last month, market participants and economists have focused on just what that means. more
Gasoline prices remain just above $2 in Rhode Island, and just below $2 in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
Foreclosure petitions increased nearly 42 percent in the Bay State with 910 filings by lenders in November compared with 643 filings in November 2014, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
CoreLogic said home prices in the Providence-Warwick metro area increased 5.3 percent over the year in November. more
BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest asset manager, says bonds will “struggle” in 2016 as the Federal Reserve raises interest rates. more
Rhode Island firefighters and emergency medical services personnel are encouraged to apply for federal funding through the 2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grant, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said this week. more
One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is “to get a better job,” according to WalletHub, but apparently Providence isn’t the best place to look for one. more
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