Updated January 23 at 9:23pm
Economic Indicators
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Sales at U.S. retailers unexpectedly fell in March, raising concern consumer spending is losing momentum. more
Filings for unemployment benefits in the U.S. declined to a seven-week low as hiring managers demonstrated confidence in the outlook after temporary adjustments around the holidays. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose last week as employers continued to adjust staffing levels following the holidays. more
The U.S. population keeps shifting to the West and South: as of July 1, 61.6 percent of Americans lived in those two regions, the Census Bureau reported this week. more
Revenue exceeded expectations in November and the first five months of the fiscal year by 2.8 percent and 0.5 percent, respectively, the state Department of Revenue said Friday. more
American drivers are within shouting distance of $1.50 a gallon for the first time since 2009. more
(Updated 11:41 a.m.) Cash sales accounted for 21.8 percent of total home sales in September in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, a 0.7 percentage point decrease compared with the rate in September 2015, CoreLogic said Wednesday. more
Purchases of new U.S. homes increased in November to the second-fastest pace in almost nine years as the beginning of a spike in mortgage rates persuaded buyers to quickly sign contracts. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 71st on a list of the 100 best and worst cities for STEM professionals. more
A majority of American adults -- 54 percent -- are bullish on the U.S. stock market for 2017 and almost four in 10 say they anticipate being in a better financial situation during the upcoming year than they are now. more
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