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Economic Indicators
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Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said he needs to see signs that weak U.S. economic growth in the first quarter was temporary before he would feel comfortable raising interest rates. more
For the third week in a row, gasoline prices in Rhode Island increased, jumping another 7 cents to $2.61 per gallon for self-serve, regular unleaded, according to AAA Northeast. more
When Lincoln D. Chafee became governor in January 2011, the unemployment rate for Rhode Island residents was 11.4 percent. By November 2014, it had dropped to 7.1 percent. In the same time frame, … more
Paolino Properties, led by developer Joseph R. Paolino Jr., has bought a 100-space parking lot downtown that the developer says could lead to development of a parking garage or “other commercial opportunities.” more
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
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