Updated September 4 at 4:04pm
Economic Indicators
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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said the U.S. central bank should take a “cautious and conservative” approach as it moves toward starting to raise interest rates around the middle of this year. more
Another week, another double-digit decline in gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. more
Micro-units, typically bigger than a one-car garage, but smaller than a double, are growing in appeal, according to the Urban Land Institute. more
The most accurate U.S. equity forecasters say December is the wrong month to abandon stocks that by some measures are rising faster than ever before. more
Job openings climbed in November to the highest level in almost 14 years as the strengthening U.S. economy fueled demand for labor heading into year-end. more
The latest plan in Congress to cut business tax rates faces a major obstacle: U.S. businesses. more
Despite record snowfall and weak global economic conditions, the Massachusetts economy proved to be resilient in the first quarter, according to the MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index. more
The world’s largest economy sputtered to a near-halt in the first quarter, choked by a slump in U.S. business investment and exports that dimmed hopes for a meaningful short-term rebound. more
Jobless rates were lower in March than a year earlier in 358 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including Providence-Warwick-Fall River which saw its rate drop to 6.8 percent from 8.7 percent, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
With the Great Recession and the uncertainty of three to four years ago behind us, the region’s businesses seem poised to make major leaps forward. At least that is what this winter’s edition of the PBN Business Survey reveals. more
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