Updated February 23 at 6:26pm
Economic Indicators
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The monthly U.S. jobs report for November that will be released on Friday is unlikely to be so bad that the Federal Open Market Committee would upset market expectations and refrain from hiking interest rates in mid-December. more
Fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, illustrating a healthy labor market that’s allowing workers to feel more secure in their job. more
Single-family home sales rose nearly 37 percent in February, making it the best February in a decade, according to The Warren Group. more
It might be time to ask your boss for a raise—that is, if you haven’t gotten one already. more
The U.S. Federal Reserve faces a tough task in figuring out how best to respond to a highly unusual economic recovery. As chair Janet Yellen noted in a recent speech, it could use some help from academia. more
Economic activity is continuing at a modest to moderate pace in the First District despite uncertainty about the presidential election, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report released Wednesday. more
WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. reported a 23.6 percent jump in profit, and a 15.5 percent hike in revenue, in its third-quarter earnings report released Nov. 8. CVS said net income was $1.5 billion, or $1.43 per diluted share, compared … more
(Updated 11:40 a.m.) Rhode Island’s 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment has identified three priority health needs: behavioral health, chronic disease (diabetes and heart disease) and maternal and child health for the Hospital Association of Rhode Island’s member hospitals to focus on. more
Home renovation and repair spending is expected to strengthen in 2017, before tapering, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity, released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. more
The rate of Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans was 1.3 percent in August, a decrease of 0.52 percentage points compared with August 2015 when the rate was 1.82 percent, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
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