Updated January 20 at 6:26pm
Economic Activity
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The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was little changed last week, holding near four-decade lows that highlight strength in the job market. more
Consumer confidence retreated more than forecast in April as Americans’ optimism about the outlook for the economy and employment waned. more
When it comes to commercial property, Providence has the third-highest tax rate in the nation, according to a report from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. more
Factory production fell more than forecast in May, reflecting declining output of vehicles and business equipment that show U.S. manufacturing is still hobbled by weak global demand. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 187th out of 358 metropolitan areas nationwide for its 2 percent construction job growth year over year in May. more
New-home construction in the United States rose more than forecast in June, providing some momentum for residential real estate near the end of its busy selling season. more
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. introduced Walmart Pay – a way for customers to pay with their smartphones in Wal-mart stores in New England. more
The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged while saying risks to the U.S. economy have subsided and the labor market is getting tighter, suggesting conditions are getting more favorable for an increase in borrowing costs. more
Colbea Enterprises LLC, of Cranston, recently announced it opened three new Seasons Corner Market stores during the first quarter, in North Providence, Lincoln and in Framingham, Mass. more
Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport rose 3.3 percent in May, to 324,393 from 314,068 in May 2015, the R.I. Airport Corporation said Tuesday. more
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