Updated December 9 at 12:27pm
Economic Indicators
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When it comes to gross domestic product growth, it’s not a surprise that Providence County leads the state’s five counties with GDP growth of $1.1 billion, according to a SmartAsset study. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked among the 10 worst metropolitan areas for small-business growth in the United States, losing 625 small businesses over the four-year period measured by the American City Business Journals. more
Filings for unemployment benefits in the U.S. rebounded last week from a four-decade low while remaining consistent with a firm labor market. more
An Obama administration policy that would have given more white-collar workers overtime starting Dec. 1 was blocked nationwide by a federal judge in Texas. more
The frenzy is about to begin. more
Cash sales accounted for 21.2 percent of total home sales in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area in August, a 3.5 percentage point decrease compared with August 2015, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Minutes of the Federal Reserve’s November policy meeting are likely to confirm that officials were creeping closer to their first interest-rate increase in a year before the Nov. 8 election, and developments since have only served to bolster the case for a hike. more
U.S. stocks rose toward their record high, led by energy companies, as oil jumped on optimism OPEC will agree to cut output. The dollar halted its longest winning streak versus the euro. more
While a union representing health care workers is upset about approximately 30 positions being eliminated at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital and Roger Williams Medical Center, a spokesman for the hospitals said the layoffs are a response to changing market conditions. more
Gasoline prices fell 3 cents in Rhode Island, and 4 cents in Massachusetts this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
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