Updated May 23 at 11:16am
Economic Indicators
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Texas is the place to be for college graduates looking to launch careers, according to WalletHub. Providence, not so much. more
Economic momentum picked up in March in Rhode Island in spite of “weather-related distortions,” positioning the state for better future performance, according to Leonard Lardaro, an economist with the University of Rhode Island. more
Foreclosure petitions in the Bay State jumped 68 percent year over year in March, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
While Rhode Island ranked 14th worst in a ranking of the best and worst states for businesses, it did move up three spots compared with last year. more
More than 1.5 million New Englanders are expected to take road trips Memorial Day weekend, marking the highest number of travelers in 10 years, according to AAA Northeast. more
Payrolls rebounded in April following an even bigger setback a month earlier than previously estimated, a sign companies are confident the U.S. economy will reboot after stagnating early this year. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.4 percent. more
The New England jobless rate was 5.2 percent in March, 1 percentage point less than it was in March 2014, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Consumer confidence declined to an eight- week low as attitudes about the economy dimmed, particularly among those at the bottom of the income ladder. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, dropping the average over the past month to the lowest in 15 years, indicating companies are holding on to workers. more
Payrolls at companies in the U.S. rose in April at the slowest pace in more than a year, a sign labor market gains may be moderating along with the economy. more
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