Updated February 11 at 6:26pm
Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island, as in most of the nation, has experienced economic growth since 2010. But in that period the Ocean State has seen cumulative growth at a rate that is roughly 75 percent as large as the United States as a whole. (Ocean State … more
Total general revenue for Rhode Island through the first seven months of fiscal 2015 was $1.82 billion, a 2.5 percent increase on the budgeted revenue, according to the state’s monthly revenue assessment report for January. more
Most investors have been caught by surprise by the volatile start to 2016. The strong performance of a few stocks over the last 12 months has masked overall weakness that has persisted in the stock markets. The larger S&P 1500 and the S&P 600 Small … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday signed her first state budget, touted as a “robust jobs plan” that will help put Rhode Islanders back to work and move the state forward. more
(Updated 12:09 p.m.) Foreclosures fell 17 percent in Rhode Island in the second quarter, to 326 deeds filed, according to HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is the fifth-highest in the nation for income inequality, behind Boston, New Orleans, Atlanta and Cincinnati, according to a report from The Brookings Institution. more
Rhode Island’s economic growth failed to meet expectations in the first quarter, posting a gain of 1.5 percent, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Monday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
(Updated 11:38 a.m.) Rhode Island’s total state and local government expenditures exceeded all New England states except Vermont when measured on a personal income basis, but were fourth highest when measured on a per capita basis, according to the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
Rhode Island had the fourth-highest percentage of mortgaged residential properties in negative equity at 13.8 percent in the second quarter, according to data released Tuesday by CoreLogic. more
Sales of single-family homes in Rhode Island rose 14 percent in February, compared with the previous year, with particularly strong increases coming in Kent County, metro Providence and East Bay. more
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