Updated February 28 at 10:26am
Economic Indicators
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Treasuries fell after a report showed existing home sales rose to their highest level in a year, indicating the U.S. economy is still improving amid slowing global growth. more
U.S. stocks rose for a fourth day as investors speculated the European Central Bank will boost economic stimulus and Apple Inc. forecast record sales. more
U.S. stock-index futures rose, signaling the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index will extend its biggest three-day rally since April, after earnings reports at companies including Apple Inc. and United Technologies Corp. more
The owner of Checkmaster Payroll Services pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Monday to defrauding seven businesses and the Seekonk, Mass., Water District of more than $1.2 million in federal payroll taxes that were supposed to have been paid to the Internal Revenue Service. more
Rhode Island ranked 29th on the annual Opportunity Index, released Monday from the national campaign, Opportunity Nation. more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators increased 0.6 percent in August over July to 128.3. more
Textron Inc. reported that net income grew 60.6 percent in the third quarter to $159 million, or 57 cents per diluted share, compared with $99 million, or 35 cents per diluted share, during the same period last year, driven by the company’s Beechcraft Corp. acquisition. more
The unemployment rate for Rhode Island for September remained unchanged at 7.6 percent compared with August, according to data released Thursday by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Economic conditions remain mixed in New England, with manufacturers citing weaker results, but those in the tourism industry reporting gains, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book released Wednesday. more
Home cash sales are continuing to fall each month nationwide, according to data firm CoreLogic, which released cash sales data on Tuesday. more
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