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Economic Indicators
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This U.S. earnings season is on track to be the worst since 2009 as profits from oil & gas and commodity-related companies plummet. more
Companies added 182,000 workers in October, signaling steady improvement in the U.S. job market, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
The U.S. trade gap shrank in September to a seven-month low, reflecting declining purchases of foreign fuel as the world’s largest economy continued its drive toward energy independence. more
Rhode Island’s economic sentiment was worst in the nation in October, according to Thumbtack Inc., which surveyed 65 small businesses in the Ocean State to come up with its findings. more
Home prices, including distressed sales, climbed 5.7 percent year over year in September in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island fell 3 cents from last week, and a penny in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
American manufacturing remained stuck in neutral in October as factories struggled with dwindling overseas demand and well-stocked customers at home. more
Rhode Island ranked 31st among the 50 states for its 6.7 percent drop in exports during the first eight months of the year compared with the same period last year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
Cash collections increased 5.1 percent through the first three months of the fiscal year, and 4.6 percent in September alone, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Capital Properties Inc., which owns a large portion of the Capital Center Special Development District in Providence as well as a petroleum storage facility in East Providence, reported third-quarter net income of $576,000, or 8 cents per share, a 28.6 percent increase over the prior-year quarter when the firm reported net income of $448,000, or 7 cents per share. more
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