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Economic Indicators
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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
U.S. stock-index futures climbed, after the biggest three-day jump since 2011, amid investor optimism that the Federal Reserve will continue to support the economy. more
Rhode Island ranked second among states with mortgages that were delinquent by 90 days or more in January, according to the latest data from Black Knight Financial Services. more
In its second time reporting quarterly results following completion of the merger of GTECH and IGT, International Game Technology PLC posted net income of $9 million, or 4 cents per diluted share, in the third quarter, compared with profit of $73.9 million, or 44 cents per diluted share, a year ago. more
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has launched the new Energy Star Home Advisor, an online tool to help consumers save money and improve their homes’ energy efficiency through recommended home improvement projects, according to regional administrator Curt Spalding. more
The parent company of the Providence Journal announced Wednesday that it launched a public offering of 7 million shares of stock for gross proceeds of approximately $151.9 million. more
Employers in the U.S. added more jobs than forecast in January, capping the biggest three-month gain in 17 years, and workers’ earnings jumped. more
The Civic Leadership Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation is kicking off its “community conversations” series on Jan. 15 at Rhode Island College with Shael Polakow-Suransky, president of Bank Street College of Education. more
The bond market isn’t buying what Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is selling on inflation. more
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