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Economic Indicators
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Twin River Casino debuted 16 poker tables on Thursday on its second floor. more
In Rhode Island, women are paid, on average, 82 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a $9,000 wage gap between women and men, according to an analysis from the National Partnership for Women & Families, a nonprofit advocacy group based in Washington, D.C. more
Employers added more jobs than forecast in November, underscoring Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s confidence that the U.S. economy is strong enough to withstand higher borrowing costs. more
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
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