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Economic Activity
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The index of U.S. leading economic indicators decreased in January for a second month, reflecting a slump in stock prices as well as a pickup in jobless claims that has since reversed. more
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly declined last week to a three-month low, signaling durability in the labor market. more
Revenue exceeded expectations by 1.7 percent for the first seven months of the fiscal year, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
The Massachusetts economy is “emitting mixed signals,” according to the latest MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index. more
Venture capitalists invested $16.3 million in Rhode Island companies in 2015, considerably less than in 2014, when venture capital investments topped $124 million. more
It’s better to buy a home than rent one in Providence County, according to financial technology company SmartAsset. more
U.S. manufacturing output rose in January by the most since July 2015, a sign the industry was starting to stabilize at the beginning of the year. more
New home construction in the U.S. unexpectedly cooled in January, indicating there is a limit to how much gains in residential real estate will boost growth at the start of 2016. more
Investors are overestimating Banco Santander SA’s capital needs and the threat that Brazil’s economic downturn poses to profit, executive Chairman Ana Botin said in a letter to shareholders. more
Traditionally, when sports teams tried to convince cities to pay hundreds of millions to build new stadiums, they tended to make lofty promises about benefits to the local economy, that new businesses and residences would rise to serve the throngs of fans. more
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