Updated January 17 at 1:17pm
Economic Indicators
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For all the $5 million sales of oceanfront estates recorded this year, the price of luxury in Rhode Island is a relative bargain. Consider the alternatives. The Hamptons, the New York beach community, set a new ceiling on sales in … more
PROVIDENCE – Home prices in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area increased year over year in December by 5.4 percent. Rhode Island home prices climbed 4 percent during the same period, CoreLogic said last week. Nationally, … more
the R.I. Department of Labor and Training recently released figures that showed Rhode Island with the second-largest percentage job growth in 2015 among New England states (behind only Massachusetts). The growth rate was 1.8 percent, … more
Rhode Island single-family home sales jumped 17.2 percent in January, to 545 from 465 a year ago, marking the strongest January for sales in 11 years, according to The Warren Group. more
The U.S. economy expanded at a modest pace since mid-May amid “slight” price pressures and some softening in consumer spending, a report from the Federal Reserve’s 12 districts showed. more
The monthly U.S. jobs report for November that will be released on Friday is unlikely to be so bad that the Federal Open Market Committee would upset market expectations and refrain from hiking interest rates in mid-December. more
Fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, illustrating a healthy labor market that’s allowing workers to feel more secure in their job. more
Single-family home sales rose nearly 37 percent in February, making it the best February in a decade, according to The Warren Group. more
Rhode Islanders plan to spend an average of $52 on Valentine’s Day gifts this year, and while the amount isn’t as high as Kansas, where the average spending is expected to hit $117, it’s higher than New Hampshire, where it’s anticipated to reach only $31. more
It might be time to ask your boss for a raise—that is, if you haven’t gotten one already. more
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