Updated October 21 at 6:28pm
Economic Indicators
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After months of waiting for the volatility trade to pay off, U.S. equity bears are finally cashing in. more
U.S. stocks trimmed an advance as Apple Inc. fell for a second day to weigh on technology shares, while a rebound in banks lost some momentum as investors awaited key policy meetings for the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan this week. more
(Updated 3:14 p.m.) Rhode Island’s median family income rose to $70,108 last year from $61,605 in 2014, but the number of children living in poverty still remains high at 40,566, or 19.4 percent, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT said this week. more
Consumer confidence in September held at the lowest level since April, limited by a smaller share of Americans reporting gains in incomes. more
The cost of living in the U.S. rose more than projected in August on higher shelter and health-care prices, indicating that inflation continues to move closer to the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.6 percent in August, up one-tenth of one percentage point from July and down two-tenths of one percentage point from the year prior, reported the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
Ten percent, or 36,763, of all residential properties with a mortgage were in negative equity in the second quarter in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
Sales at U.S. retailers dropped more than forecast in August, indicating a pause in recent consumer-spending strength that has carried the economy. more
The number of applications for unemployment benefits barely rose last week, indicating employers remain comfortable with staffing levels. more
More and more older Americans are working longer. Women, new research suggests, are much of the reason why. more
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