Updated February 8 at 6:25pm
Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island economic momentum was buoyed by “a bit of a rebound” in November, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
PROVIDENCE – One of the most popular New Year's resolutions is "to get a better job," according to Wallet-Hub, but apparently Providence isn't the best place to look for one. The personal finance website said that Providence is the … more
BOSTON – Foreclosure petitions increased nearly 42 percent in the Bay State with 910 filings by lenders in November compared with 643 filings in November 2014, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. The Warren … more
Consumers and businesses across Massachusetts will have to pay more for health care in 2016, as insurance rates rise at a faster clip and some premiums soar by double-digit rates, The Boston Globe reported. At Blue Cross Blue Shield of … more
For the third winter in a row, Providence entered a new year without the bang of fireworks downtown. Not having an event that draws tens of thousands of people to the downtown for a First Night-like celebration is probably a missed … more
It just makes sense that the more money you make, the less often your home loan application will be rejected. And yet … Data for New England compiled by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (thanks to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act) for … more
An audit of the state’s financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30 showed that general fund revenue and other sources exceeded expenditures and transfers by $106.5 million, the Office of the Auditor General said this week. more
Payroll growth surged in December, capping the second-best year for American workers since 1999 and further evidence of a resilient job market that prompted the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. more
Time is on the Federal Reserve’s side -- unlike the last time Chinese markets were in turmoil. more
Rhode Island took a step backward in 2015, according to the latest report from the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity, which cited 99 “negative” bills that became law that year, offsetting 22 “positive” pieces of legislation. more
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