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Economic Activity
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Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate declined 2.8 percent year over year in May to 1.4 percent, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Job openings in May dropped from a record high and hiring cooled, a Labor Department report showed Tuesday, giving a more tempered assessment of the U.S. job market following the blowout payrolls numbers reported last week. more
The Federal Reserve resisted a recommendation by the International Monetary Fund that the central bank be willing to let inflation modestly exceed its target, saying such a move could be counterproductive to its objectives, an IMF report showed. more
Single-family home sales in Rhode Island climbed nearly 23 percent in May, representing the 13th consecutive month of positive gains, The Warren Group said Tuesday. more
Rhode Island is the most dangerous state for older drivers, according to a new Caring.com report. more
(Updated 2:50 p.m.) Sponsors for the annual Newport International Boat Show were announced last week by the Newport Exhibition Group, the show’s owner and producer. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George has resumed her advocacy for interest-rate increases, citing the June rebound in U.S. hiring as a key reason to push rates further above zero. more
Prices for self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline fell 3 cents in Rhode Island and 2 cents in Massachusetts this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
The U.S. earnings recession waylaying the seven-year-old bull market has been a long one by any standard. Measured by depth, however, it isn’t registering -- either with history or investors. more
The state’s economy “improved” to a neutral value of 50 in May, reported University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro in his latest Current Conditions Index, but shows a “troubling trend” of not exceeding that value in three months. more
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