Updated October 23 at 6:29pm
Economic Indicators
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Revenue exceeded expectations by 1.7 percent for the first seven months of the fiscal year, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
Jobless rates were lower in 322 of the nation’s 387 metropolitan areas in November, including in the Providence-Warwick metro, which saw unemployment fall to 4.9 percent from 6.3 percent in November 2014, according to statistics released by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics this week. more
Consumer confidence climbed last week to a more than two-month high as holiday-happy Americans registered their most upbeat assessments of the buying climate since April. more
Sales at U.S. retailers unexpectedly fell in March, raising concern consumer spending is losing momentum. more
Contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly fell in November, confirming earlier figures that showed the industry lost momentum toward the end of the year. more
Foreclosure rates in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area increased over the year in October, to 1.8 percent from 1.7 percent a year ago, CoreLogic said Wednesday. more
It wasn’t all that bad a year to be a Motown resident, or a software publisher, or even a job seeker without a high school degree. more
For commercial real estate investors, the good times may be over. 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
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