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Economic Indicators
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January single-family home sales were the highest on record in the Ocean State, The Warren Group said Tuesday, with 692 sales in the month. January marked the 21st consecutive month of year-over-year sales growth. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area increased 5.4 percent in January compared with a year earlier, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
The U.S. chalked up its largest trade deficit since March 2012 as a jump in merchandise imports in January exceeded a smaller gain in shipments overseas. more
In Rhode Island, the median annual income of households led by a U.S.-born person is $61,213, compared with the $45,503 median annual income of households led by an immigrant, according to NerdWallet, a financial website. more
City living comes with a premium in most major metros, except Providence, where it’s less expensive to live than in the suburbs. more
Undocumented immigrants pay $31.2 million in state and local taxes in Rhode Island, according to a study released Friday by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank that works on state and federal tax policy issues. more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said an interest-rate increase would “likely be appropriate” at the central bank’s upcoming meeting if employment and inflation continue to meet policymakers’ expectations. more
Cranston, Pawtucket and Providence made a list of the top 100 “dream cities” from GoodCall, coming in 19th, 43rd and 61st, respectively. more
After the birth of the sport utility vehicle, minivans disappeared from many American driveways. Family sedans appear to be headed down a similar road. more
The foreclosure rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area fell to 1.25 percent in December, but remained higher than the national foreclosure rate of 0.85 percent, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
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