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Economic Indicators
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Cash collections increased in October and during the first fourth months of the fiscal year by 2.1 percent and 2.5 percent, respectively, when compared with the corresponding periods last year, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Friday. more
The foreclosure rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was 1.26 percent in September, a decrease of 0.57 percentage points compared with September 2015, CoreLogic said this week. more
U.S. hiring picked up in November while the unemployment rate tumbled to a nine-year low on a drop in the number of people in the workforce and wages unexpectedly declined, providing a mixed picture of the labor market. more
PROVIDENCE – The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 25th among the 40 largest metros nationwide for its home-price growth of 5.3 percent over the year in September, Black Knight Financial Services said Nov. 28. Home … more
The monthly U.S. jobs report for November that will be released on Friday is unlikely to be so bad that the Federal Open Market Committee would upset market expectations and refrain from hiking interest rates in mid-December. more
It's been a roller coaster. more
The most Americans since June filed for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, indicating a possible pause in progress in the labor market. more
Sally Lapides is president and CEO of Residential Properties Ltd., of Providence, one of the state’s largest residential real estate agencies, with 1,572 sales in 2014, according to the 2016 Providence Business News Book of Lists. more
First District businesses reported ongoing moderate growth in sales or revenue, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report released Wednesday. more
For Americans, few decisions are as financially consequential as choosing when to take Social Security. Or as hard. more
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