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Economic Indicators
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Consumer confidence eased in the first half of March as lower-income Americans grew more concerned about prospects for the U.S. economy and higher gasoline prices. more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes dropped more than forecast in February after reaching the second-highest level since 2007 as low inventory levels continue to limit progress in housing. more
Single-family home sales in Rhode Island rose 24 percent in February, and median prices climbed as well, both indications of what the Rhode Island Association of Realtors described as a “robust market.” more
Six weeks ago, TransCanada Corp. closed a deal to buy a power plant in Pennsylvania. The 704-megawatt Ironwood natural gas-fired power complex … more
Rhode Island is the seventh-most expensive state to own a car, according to a GOBankingRates.com study that reviewed car ownership over a three-year period. more
Consumer prices in the U.S. excluding food and fuel climbed more than forecast in February for a second month, adding to signs inflation is moving closer to the Federal Reserve’s target. The overall cost of living fell amid cheaper fuel. more
The rebound in fuel costs pushed up U.S. wholesale prices in May for a second month, overshadowing a drop in pricing power that signals inflation will take time to move toward the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 250th out of 358 metropolitan areas nationwide for its 3 percent construction job loss in September compared with September 2014. more
Consumer confidence fell in October to a three-month low as Americans became less upbeat about the labor market. more
(Updated 11:49 a.m.) Massachusetts home sales grew 25.3 percent in September, continuing an upward trend and marking the best September sales month for residential real estate in a decade, The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, said Tuesday. more
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