Updated October 26 at 6:30pm
Economic Indicators
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The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 21st for its 13 percent gain in construction jobs in February, the Associated General Contractors of America said Tuesday. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is asking the business community to “double down” its investment into the Ocean State economy, saying the state has garnered momentum and indicators are beginning to point in the right direction. more
Ocean State gasoline prices are now more than $2 for the first time since early January, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Employment in the U.S. climbed and wages picked up in March, signs of labor-market durability in the face of lethargic global growth. more
Consumer comfort declined last week to a three-month low as Americans’ attitudes about the economy and their financial prospects deteriorated. more
The number of applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. climbed last week to a two-month high, a sign of more moderate labor market progress. more
The foreclosure rate in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area inched up slightly in January compared with January 2015, CoreLogic said. more
Companies in the U.S. added 200,000 workers to their payrolls in March after a 205,000 increase a month earlier, figures from ADP Research Institute showed Wednesday. more
The U.S. economy will probably be strong enough to justify two Federal Reserve interest-rate increases in 2016, said Chicago Fed President Charles Evans. more
The Conference Board’s index of consumer confidence increased to 96.2 in March from 94 a month earlier, the New York-based private research group said Tuesday. more
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