Updated November 30 at 10:30am
Economic Indicators
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BROOKLINE, Mass. – Brookline Bancorp Inc. posted profit of $44.9 million for 2014, an increase of 20.8 percent on the 2013 results. Total interest and noninterest income increased 7.5 percent to $236.6 million. The bank attributed the increase to loan growth and improvements in its asset quality. more
December foreclosure petitions in Massachusetts increased 97 percent compared with the year-earlier period, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
Foreclosure rates in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area dipped two-tenths of a percentage point in March to 1.7 percent compared with the same period last year, according to data released Wednesday by CoreLogic. more
Consumer confidence increased last week to an almost eight-year high as Americans viewed the U.S. economy in a more favorable light and said it was better time to spend. more
More than 200 business owners, leaders and advocates gathered with Rhode Island’s top officials Friday at Bryant University to try and get their voices heard and needs recognized for the upcoming legislative session under a new administration. more
Rhode Island again was among the top five states for late mortgages in May, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
Eggs are about to get more expensive, as California moves to make sure hen houses are roomy enough to allow the birds to lay down, stand up, extend their wings and dance around. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders hovered in January close to a nine-year high, indicating the residential real estate market is poised to expand this year. more
After a rocky start to the holiday shopping season, U.S. retailers benefited from cheaper gas prices and an improving job market in the weeks leading up to Christmas, raising optimism that sales reached a three-year high. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week as improved weather conditions ushered in labor-market stabilization. more
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