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Economic Indicators
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Confidence among American consumers in June eased from an almost one-year high as favorable views about personal finances were offset by concerns about the economy’s prospects. more
Rhode Island had the fourth-highest percentage of mortgaged residential properties in negative equity in the nation in the first quarter at 13.3 percent, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
First-time jobless claims unexpectedly fell last week and the number of Americans already receiving benefits tumbled to an almost 16-year low, consistent with a healthy labor market. more
For the second year in a row, Rhode Island received a D+ for manufacturing industry health, according to the 2016 Manufacturing and Logistics Report from Ball State University. more
Job openings unexpectedly rose in April to match the highest level since records began in 2000, showing underlying demand in the labor market ahead of a sharp deceleration in payrolls last month, according to the Labor Department. more
Rhode Island ranked 42nd in the country for growth in middle market firms from 2011-2016. more
The statewide annual economic impact of the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth is $466 million, including the creation of an additional 2,255 jobs beyond the campus – a nearly seven to one return on investment – according to a recent report published by the Donahue Institute, UMass’ economic research unit. more
Some good news for Rhode Islanders – they live in the fourth-safest state in America. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area and in the Ocean State increased 4.4 percent and 5 percent, respectively, over the year in April, CoreLogic reported Tuesday. more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said positive forces supporting U.S. job growth and higher inflation will still probably outweigh negative developments, calling additional gradual interest-rate increases appropriate without specifying their precise timing. more
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