Updated January 16 at 6:25pm
Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island ranked 27th in the nation for its 1.7 percent construction employment growth over the year in November, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
The Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent in November, its third consecutive month-over-month decline and a two-tenths of a percentage point decline from the year prior. more
Holiday travel is expected to break records this season, AAA Northeast said Thursday. more
The cost of living in the U.S. rose for a fourth straight month, adding to signs that inflation is approaching the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, validating the Federal Reserve’s view of a vigorous labor market. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is the nation’s 22nd neediest, according to a report released Wednesday by WalletHub to determine which cities are the most economically disadvantaged. more
(Updated 2:29 p.m.) Federal Reserve officials raised interest rates for the first time this year and forecast a steeper path for borrowing costs in 2017, saying inflation expectations have increased “considerably” and suggesting the labor market is tightening. more
U.S. factory output dropped in November for the first time in three months, showing an anemic recovery in manufacturing after an extended slowdown. more
(Updated 2:46 p.m.) The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 118th on a list of the best-performing large cities released Wednesday by the nonprofit Milken Institute. more
(Updated 4:24 p.m.) R.I. Airport Corp. President and CEO Iftikhar Ahmad said talks are underway with European discount carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA to offer flights to Ireland from T.F. Green Airport. more
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