Updated May 23 at 11:16am
Economic Indicators
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On the eve of a Senate hearing today into whether the Federal Reserve has been “captured” by the institutions it is supposed to regulate, the Fed announced a broad review of its supervision of the largest banks, and a top official acknowledged there’s a danger that examiners could be too easy on them. more
The unemployment rate dropped to 7.4 percent in October, declining two percentage points compared with the year prior, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
The U.S. economic expansion, now in its sixth year, shows no sign of flagging as home sales climb, factories pump out more goods and the labor market strengthens. more
AAA Travel is projecting that 46.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, a 4 percent increase over last year. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is one of the top destinations in the country for shopping local this holiday season, according to a survey by Yelp. more
Cape Air has been named one of “America’s Best Airlines” in Condé Nast Traveler’s readers’ choice awards. more
Total general revenue again exceeded expectations for the first four months of the fiscal year, as well as for the month of October, according to information released by the state Department Revenue on Wednesday. more
More than five years into the economic expansion, the signs that economists look for to herald the pickup in pay that has long eluded American workers are starting to emerge. more
Citizens Bank Rhode Island on Tuesday promoted Marc Paulhus, head of asset finance in the bank’s commercial division, to bank president. more
U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index climbing to an all-time high, as energy and small-cap shares rebounded from yesterday’s declines. more
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