By PBN StaffTwitter: @ProvBusNews
Rhode Island ranked 41st among the states and the District of Columbia for its 2 percent year over year increase in single-family home prices in June, according to CoreLogic.
By Barry RitholtzBloomberg News
Calling this the “worst economic expansion since World War II” is like saying the ebola virus is the worst cold you ever had.
By Anthony FeldBloomberg News
Economy-watchers trying to figure out when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates may want to pay attention to an indicator buried in a Monday report on factories.
By Michelle JamriskoBloomberg News
American households kept spending in June, capping a stronger quarterly performance for the biggest part of the economy.
One of the strongest orthodoxies in modern economics is being challenged, and there could be big implications for the state of the profession. The new, rebellious ideas might also help us understand why financial bubbles happen.
By Noah SmithBloomberg News
Almost nothing in economics is more important, or mysterious, than productivity. It means the amount of stuff - goods, services, economic value - produced for a given amount of input.
Compensation costs for private industry workers in New England increased 1.5 percent year over year in June, below the national rate of 1.9 percent, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.