Updated June 29 at 2:29pm
Economic Indicators
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The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 181st for flat construction employment over the year in October, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
The trade deficit unexpectedly widened in October as weaker foreign orders for U.S. goods and services outweighed a cooling in imports. more
Foreclosure rates increased in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area in September, but decreased in Rhode Island, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
Rhode Island had the largest decline in its jobless rate in October among the New England states, but still had the highest unemployment rate, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Thursday. more
Service industries in the U.S. expanded in November at the slowest pace in six months, indicating malaise in manufacturing is impeding progress in other parts of the economy. more
Applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. rose last week, maintaining a see-saw pattern around four-decade lows that shows persistent strength in the labor market. more
The economy is expanding, but at a “somewhat slower pace” than just six weeks ago, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report on economic activity. more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she is increasingly confident that the economy is growing sufficiently to achieve labor-market improvement and higher inflation, laying the groundwork for a December interest-rate increase if data hold up. more
Most states, including Rhode Island, had lower distressed sales in September compared with a year ago, CoreLogic said Wednesday. more
When it comes to holiday spending, Warwick consumers have the biggest holiday budgets in Rhode Island at $1,121, according to WalletHub’s latest study. more
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