Updated February 27 at 3:46pm
Economic Indicators
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U.S. stocks rose, mirroring equities around the world and sending the S&P 500 Index toward the strongest gain in a month, as a U.K. referendum on its European Union membership got underway. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed for unemployment benefits last week, adding to evidence that the labor market is healthy and stable. more
More than half of business owners expect to make a significant, "transformational" change for their companies in the next three years, and 63 percent are without an exit strategy. That's according to a new report done by U.S. Trust, Bank of … more
Cash purchases of homes in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area continued to fall in March, reaching 23.6 percent of all sales, a 9.2 percentage point decrease from a year earlier. more
Rhode Island tied with Arkansas for the fourth-highest percentage of late mortgages in the United States at 2.1 percent, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
The maker of Titleist golf balls is teeing up an IPO. more
Few banks face as much pressure as Bank of America Corp. on Thursday, when the Federal Reserve posts initial results from annual stress tests just 30 minutes before U.K. polls close on the so-called Brexit vote. more
The residential real estate market in Rhode Island continued along its brisk pace in May, ending the month with a nearly 19 percent increase in sales activity for single-family houses, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
The International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for U.S. growth this year, urging the Federal Reserve to lean toward modestly overshooting its inflation target in considering whether the economy can handle higher interest rates. more
When it comes to income inequality, Rhode Island ranks 28th among the 50 states, according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute, which said income inequality has risen in every state since the 1970s. more
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