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Economic Indicators
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The inventory of homes for sale in Providence and Warwick is increasing, up 3.4 percent from last December, according to data from the online listing service Realtor.com. more
Real gross domestic product in Massachusetts grew at an annual rate of 4.9 percent in the second quarter, reversing the economy’s contraction in the first quarter and outpacing U.S. economic growth for the same period, local economy journal MassBenchmarks reported in its Current Economic Index Wednesday. more
Gains in consumer spending and business investment helped the U.S. economy rebound more than forecast in the second quarter following a slump in the prior three months that was smaller than previously estimated. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area unemployment rate dropped in June to 7.1 percent nonseasonally adjusted, nine-tenths of a percentage point lower than the 8 percent reported a month earlier, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Wednesday. more
The Port of Davisville at Quonset Business Park had its fifth consecutive record-breaking year for automobiles imported by ship in 2014, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Federal Reserve officials are starting to reassess their outlook for the economy as global weakness and disappointing data on American consumer spending test their resolve to raise interest rates this year. more
National Grid Wednesday announced a plan to invest $93 million into electricity transmission and distribution on Aquidneck Island to bring more reliable power to Portsmouth, Middletown and Newport. more
The Top 5 Foreign-owned Companies, ranked by number of R.I. employees. more
Treasuries fell after a report showed existing home sales rose to their highest level in a year, indicating the U.S. economy is still improving amid slowing global growth. more
Consumer advocacy site NerdWallet has named the villages of Greene, Foster Center and Carolina as the state’s top “cities on the rise.” more
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