Updated March 29 at 3:29pm
Economic Indicators
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said challenges remain in the U.S. labor market, including concentrations of elevated joblessness in poor and minority communities, as she pushed for better education and training so the economy works for all Americans. more
Annette Hamilton, director at RootMetrics, the independent source for real-world mobile performance comparison, talks about the wireless network testing that it conducts twice a year and some of the changes providers have made to stand out in such a competitive market. more
Single-family home sales fell 6.9 percent in February compared with February 2016, but the median sale price climbed 6.3 percent during that same timeframe, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Wednesday. more
Total general revenue cash collections rose 1 percent when comparing the fiscal year-over-fiscal year period through February, but fell 7.1 percent when comparing February with February 2016, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Tuesday. more
(Updated 4:38 p.m.) The Rhode Island business community is brimming with optimism as it relates to the future of the state’s economy, according to a real-time survey conducted at the Santander Bank and Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce annual economic outlook breakfast on Tuesday. more
A total of 2,639 single-family homes were purchased last month in the Bay State, marking the second year in a row that the number of homes sold exceeded 2,500 in February, The Warren Group said Tuesday. more
CoreLogic released its fourth quarter Housing Credit Index report recently, showing that the average credit score of all borrowers that quarter was 737, and Rhode Island’s was slightly lower at 731. more
Local 1 percent hotel tax collections grew 14.4 percent in the fiscal period through October compared with the prior fiscal period, but fell 0.8 percent when comparing the month of October with October 2016, the R.I. Department of Revenue said last week. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts rose 1 cent from last week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 30th among the 40 largest metros for home-price growth over the year in January of 5.1 percent, Black Knight Financial Services said Monday. more
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