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Consumer Confidence

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  • Most parties in Rhode Island pension lawsuit settle the case

    A deal in the legal fight over the state's 2011 landmark public pension system overhaul was unveiled in court Thursday, affecting about 59,000 past and present state employees. Frank Williams, a retired Rhode Island Supreme Court chief justice who worked...
  • Investors rage as interest rates rise

    As we close out the first quarter of the year, it appears that some have entered the third stage of the psychological condition known as "investor angst" (IA). This malady's primary symptom causes overarching worry about how every holding in an investment...
  • AP Newsbreak: AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4M

    Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set. The average salary when opening-day rosters are finalized Sunday will break the $4 million benchmark for the first time, according to a study of all...
  • South Florida home prices rise 8.3 percent in January

    South Florida home prices rise 8.3 percent in January
    Most of the country continues to chase South Florida when it comes home price increases. Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties saw prices increase 8.3 percent in January from a year ago, according to the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index. Only...
  • Giant Factories recalls water heaters over fire risk

    Giant Factories of Canada is recalling water heaters that were sold in 2014 because they could catch fire or explode. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said the flame arrestor on the heaters can fail. That could cause a fire or explosion if...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ AP Exclusive: Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle Many tractor-trailers on the nation's roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely...
  • US consumer confidence rises in March

    An improving job market drove U.S. consumer confidence higher this month after a dip in February, a promising sign for the economy as it heads into spring. The Conference Board's consumer confidence index rose to 101.3 in March from revised 98.8...
  • Business forecasters boost 2-year outlook for US economy

    A business economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this year and next, particularly for job growth. The March report from the National Association for Business Economics forecasts more hiring, a lower unemployment rate, a...
  • Business events scheduled for Tuesday

    Major business and economic events scheduled for Tuesday: WASHINGTON — Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for January, 9 a.m. Eastern. WASHINGTON — Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for...
  • Floridians spending more as gas prices stay low

    Floridians spending more as gas prices stay low
    With gasoline prices sharply lower, consumers have more money to spend — and indeed they are spending locally and throughout Florida, state sales tax receipts show. In Palm Beach County, sales tax revenues increased 10.3 percent in January...
  • More South Floridians ready to buy homes

    More South Floridians ready to buy homes
    More South Floridians say they're likely to buy a home in the next year, according to two new surveys. In a survey by TD Bank, more than a quarter of those polled in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties who bought a house in the last 10 years...