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Economic Indicators
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Sales of previously owned U.S. homes climbed for the fifth time in six months to the highest level since 2007, indicating housing-market momentum will extend into 2017, National Association of Realtors data showed Wednesday. more
U.S. stocks rose to records as retailer results topped estimates, while the dollar resumed its advance amid fresh signs global growth has started to accelerate. more
New Media Investment Group Inc. reported a 74.3 percent drop in profit in the fourth quarter and a 53.2 percent drop in profit in 2016. more
The U.S. economy is poised to deliver on the Federal Reserve’s economic forecast for this year. more
The latest AAA Northeast gasoline price survey showed slight but opposite movement in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Ocean State motorists faced a 1 cent per gallon increase over the year, while Bay State drivers saw the price decline 1 cent per gallon. more
While Providence County fell behind the nation for employment growth from June 2015 to June 2016, wages rose at a pace ahead of the rest of the United States for the period, according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
President Donald Trump complains regularly about what he calls “fake news.” What’s got some statisticians worried, though, is the risk of doctored economic data coming from the administration itself. more
The U.S. cost of living increased in January by the most since February 2013, led by higher costs for gasoline, and other goods and services that indicate inflation is gathering momentum. more
The brainchild of multiple state- and city-level organizations, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and First Gentleman Andy Moffit launched A La Rhody, a yearlong celebration of the Ocean State’s culinary industry, on Tuesday. more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said more interest-rate increases will be appropriate if the economy meets the central bank’s outlook of gradually rising inflation and tightening labor markets. more
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