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Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island was among the top five states with “underwater” mortgages in the first quarter, according to data released Tuesday by CoreLogic. more
Single-family home sales increased on an annual basis in every state in the First District, except Massachusetts, where the number of sales declined, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report that notes economic conditions from early April to late May. more
Manufacturing expanded more than forecast in May as orders grew at the fastest pace in five months, indicating the industry is starting to emerge from a first-quarter slump. more
In a ranking of 350 of the nation’s largest cities, Rhode Island has one of the least diversified economies, coming in at No. 337 on the list, according to a study by WalletHub. more
Orders for capital equipment rose in April for a second straight month, a sign U.S. business investment could pick up in the second half of the year. more
January’s economic momentum sagged – an inauspicious start to 2015, Leonard Lardaro, an economist with the University of Rhode Island, said Monday. more
Consumer confidence fell more than forecast in February as the initial elation over the drop in fuel prices waned and Americans grew less optimistic about prospects for employment and income. more
An improving job market is the driving force behind a rebound in American consumer confidence that will probably help propel faster economic growth in 2015. more
Ground was broken on the $7.5 million Fernwood ‘Mutual Self Help’ housing development in the village of Pascaog this week in which families will help build their own homes. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory was 1.7 percent in December, a half a percentage point drop from a year ago, according to data firm CoreLogic. more
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