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(Updated 3:24 p.m.) Room revenue at 10 downtown hotels climbed 25.5 percent in April and 19.7 percent in March, compared with last year, according to Martha Sheridan, president and CEO of Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau. more
Consumer confidence in the U.S. fell to a six-month low in May as Americans became less sanguine about the prospects for the economy. more
Sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts fell by 7.6 percent year over year in April, according to data from The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesmen. more
Applications for U.S. jobless benefits remained below 300,000 for the 12th straight week, signaling the labor market remains firm even as the economy has been slow to rebound from a first-quarter slump. more
Rhode Island was among 28 states that had statistically significant jobless rate declines year over year in April, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Payrolls rose in 40 states in April and the unemployment rate fell in 23 as the U.S. labor market picked up following a soft patch a month earlier. more
Foreclosure rates in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area dipped two-tenths of a percentage point in March to 1.7 percent compared with the same period last year, according to data released Wednesday by CoreLogic. more
Consumer confidence unexpectedly increased in May from a four-month low as Americans grew more sanguine about the economy and the labor market. more
Orders for capital equipment rose in April for a second straight month, a sign U.S. business investment could pick up in the second half of the year. more
The original plan for Village on the Waterfront, a 50-acre development proposed for the East Providence waterfront, would have included 400 condominium units among the first phases. After reading a series of marketing reports, and observing … more
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