Updated January 26 at 10:26am
Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island sustained improvement in September of the economic momentum that had gotten a boost in August, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro said Monday. more
The nonseasonally adjusted jobless rate for the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area dropped four-tenths of a percentage point in September, improving to 7.5 percent from 7.9 percent a month earlier. more
One in seven Rhode Island households cannot afford adequate food, according to a report released recently by the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. more
The Markit Economics final index of U.S. manufacturing decreased to an 11-month low of 53.9 in December from 54.8 a month earlier, the London-based group said today. more
Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and Cranston Mayor Allan Fung will host a joint job fair for more than 80 area unemployed residents on Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. at Roger Williams Park Casino at 1000 Elmwood Ave. more
U.S. stock-index futures declined, signaling benchmark gauges may fall from record levels, as investors consider valuations that are the highest since 2009. more
President Barack Obama’s proposal for an open Internet would be a victory for Netflix Inc. and its binge-watching users and may be a bigger boon for a generation of startups working on tools to connect cars, thermostats and even offshore oil rigs to the Web. more
December’s disappointing drop in U.S. worker pay may prove to be a temporary bump in the road on the way to bigger increases as the jobless rate falls. more
Susan F. Lusi will continue to serve as superintendent of Providence schools, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said. more
The consumer price index in the Northeast rose 0.4 percent in December compared with December 2013, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
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