Updated May 2 at 11:26pm
Economic Indicators
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The Rhode Island unemployment rate for January dropped by a tenth of a percentage point to 5.3 percent compared with December, even as the number of jobs in the state fell, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Is slow economic growth here to stay? Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Ben Leubsdorf reports that this may be the case. more
Revenue was 2 percent higher than expected through the first six months of the fiscal year and was boosted by gains in personal income tax and lottery collections, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Passenger traffic fell slightly last year at T.F. Green Airport, but increased for the month of December, according to the R.I. Airport Corp. more
It’s not the jobs report or the latest housing data, but railway cargo that has analysts at Bank of America Corp. concerned. more
Connecticut’s Mohegan Tribe, which own the Mohegan Sun casino, hasn’t been able to complete a $53 million bond sale as competition for investors in the high-yield municipal debt market increases. more
Foreclosure petitions climbed 53 percent year over year in May in Massachusetts, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, which said this marked the 15th consecutive month of petition filing increases. more
Providence College contributed nearly $200 million to the economies of the state of Rhode Island and the city of Providence in fiscal 2014, according to a study by the college’s Office of Public Affairs, Community and Government Relations. more
Rhode Island led the nation with the largest year-over-year unemployment rate decrease in August at 1.8 percentage points. more
The commercial real estate landscape continues to strengthen in Rhode Island, characterized by decreasing vacancy rates and increasing rents across several markets, according to CB Richard Ellis-New England executives, who presented its 2016 Outlook for New England Tuesday. more
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