Economic Indicators
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Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport declined in April for a fourth consecutive month, dropping 7.6 percent to 305,453 total passengers from 330,423 passengers in April 2013, according to numbers released Tuesday by the R.I. Airport Corporation. more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes rose in April for the first time this year as the weather warmed, price increases slowed and more properties were put on the market. more
Companies added more workers than projected in December as U.S. employers grew more optimistic about the prospects for demand, a private report based on payrolls showed today. more
Rhode Island’s economic growth held steady in the first three months of 2014, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator index released Wednesday by the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council and Bryant University’s Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies. more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators produced by Providence Business News and e-forecasting.com fell in March for a second consecutive month, dropping one-tenth of a percent to 124.9 from 125 in February. more
Purchases of new U.S. homes rose in April for the first time in three months as buyers took advantage of falling mortgage rates. more
Rhode Island restaurants will see a 15.7 percent increase in employment during the 2014 summer season, according to a report released Thursday by the National Restaurant Association. more
Wherever the debate about the data in Thomas Piketty’s work on inequality may lead, there’s at least one bright side: The argument itself reflects a desirable shift in the field of economics toward answering questions that matter. more
“Precarious” is how University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro characterizes Rhode Island’s economy, following the release Tuesday of a Current Conditions Index that has failed to improve for nine successive months. more
Treasuries fell a third day as the U.S. sold $28 billion of three-year securities at the highest yield since May 2011 amid signs the economic expansion is strengthening. more
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