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Economic Indicators
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Jobless rates were lower in November than a year earlier in 341 of the 372 metropolitan areas, and the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area was among them, according to data released Tuesday by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Consumer confidence rose in December as Americans embraced more employment opportunities and persistent declines in prices at the gas pump. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area ranked No. 153 among 339 metropolitan areas around the nation in November in terms of construction employment with 4 percent year-over-year growth, according to information released Tuesday by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose at a slower pace in the year ended in October, putting the market on better footing heading into 2015. more
Home sales are expected to increase by 9 percent in 2015, and home price growth is expected to be moderate, according to data firm CoreLogic’s 2015 housing outlook report. more
Gasoline prices have had a double-digit drop for the third consecutive week in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, reaching their lowest point in five years, according to AAA Southern New England. more
Paul G. Afonso recently was named to Utilidata’s board of directors. Afonso is the former chairman of the Massachusetts Public Utilities Commission. more
The Providence metro area ranked 30th among the top 40 metros for home price increase in the 12 months ended October 31, according to Black Knight Financial Services’ Data and Analytics Division. more
U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index poised for a third straight yearly gain as equity gauges climbed past multiple milestones last week. more
Get ready for a disastrous year for U.S. government bonds. That’s the message forecasters on Wall Street are sending. more
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