Updated January 18 at 4:18pm
Economic Indicators
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Purchases of new U.S. homes increased in November to the second-fastest pace in almost nine years as the beginning of a spike in mortgage rates persuaded buyers to quickly sign contracts. more
Single-family home sales climbed nearly 17 percent year over year in November to 898, and the median sales price rose 11.4 percent to $245,000, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Friday. more
Consumer confidence jumped to the highest level since 2004, extending a surge in Americans’ optimism for their finances and the U.S. economy following Donald Trump’s election victory. more
U.S. consumers feel great, right? The presidential election is over. Talk of jobs and infrastructure spending, coupled with stock-market indices flirting with all-time highs, is stoking excitement for the future -- at least according to figures released Thursday that track Americans' economic expectations. more
As of November, Rhode Island has regained 92.5 percent of the jobs it lost during the recession, the state Department of Labor and Training said recently. more
Entrepreneurship for All, a Massachusetts-based accelerator, was awarded $420,000 to grow its economic-development model and expand into new markets. more
Washington County residents are getting the most value for the property taxes they pay, according to SmartAsset’s latest study. more
Rhode Island has the 13th-lowest credit card debt burden in the United States, according to a new CreditCards.com report. more
The U.S. economy expanded more than previously reported last quarter on bigger contributions from a range of factors including services spending, intellectual property and construction by state and local governments. more
Bank of America Corp. doesn’t expect Donald Trump’s election to jolt the U.S. economy next year, but its corporate customers are enthusiastic and already seeking funds to expand, according to CEO Brian Moynihan. more
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