Updated September 1 at 7:01pm
Economic Indicators
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U.S. stocks joined a worldwide selloff, after equities’ worst month in more than three years, amid continuing concerns that China’s slowdown will weigh on the global economy. more
Manufacturing in the U.S. expanded in August at the slowest pace since May 2013 as anemic demand from emerging markets such as China translated into leaner factory order books. more
Home prices, including distressed sales, increased 4.6 percent year over year in July in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, according to CoreLogic. more
The slump that dragged the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to its worst month since 2012 is set to worsen, U.S. futures indicate, amid continuing concerns about the impact of China’s slowdown on the global economy. more
(Updated 4:42 p.m.) Global stocks added to losses that have them poised for the worst month in more than three years on fresh concern China’s efforts to prop up its markets will fail. U.S. equities pared declines as crude rallied to a one-month high. more
Rhode Island is the 22nd best state for drivers, according to Bankrate.com, which noted its low fatal crash rate and below average gasoline expenses. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator increased last month to a reading of 133.1, boosted by a decrease in unemployment claims and an increase in building permits. more
The turmoil seen in August is set to continue on the final day of the month. more
U.S. stocks ended little changed, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index on track for its worst month since May 2012, as equities found some respite from the wide swings prevalent earlier this week. more
Consumer purchases climbed in July as incomes grew, showing the biggest part of the U.S. economy was off to a good start to the quarter. more
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