Updated June 30 at 1:30pm
Economic Activity
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The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose last week, maintaining a pattern of gains and losses around decade lows that signals firings remain muted. more
Warwick had the lowest unemployment rate in September at 4.2 percent among four area cities identified by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said stubbornly low inflation in the U.S. won’t persist with the economy near full employment. more
In the brutal commodities meltdown, all U.S. states are not created equal. 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
Revenue exceeded expectations in September and through the first three months of the fiscal year by 3.8 percent and 2.9 percent, respectively, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
Record-high egg prices in the U.S. are forcing restaurants to get creative with their advertisements. more
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