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Economic Indicators
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The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Rhode Island dropped by three-tenths of a percentage point in December, to 5 percent, its fourth consecutive month-to-month decline. more
Rhode Island Hospital announced today that it was named a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, a well-regarded nonprofit organization that annually surveys hospitals and collects and openly reports on several key performance measures of surveyed hospitals. more
Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport rose 3.3 percent in May, to 324,393 from 314,068 in May 2015, the R.I. Airport Corporation said Tuesday. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren moved more firmly into the camp of hawkish policy makers, warning that waiting too long to raise interest rates threatened to overheat the U.S. economy and could risk financial stability. more
(Updated 1:53 p.m.) The R.I. Hospitality Association hosted the 13th annual Economic Outlook breakfast on Thursday at the R.I. Convention Center, reporting “moderate growth” in the hospitality industry nationally and positive growth in the Rhode Island market. more
(Updated 4:24 p.m.) R.I. Airport Corp. President and CEO Iftikhar Ahmad said talks are underway with European discount carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA to offer flights to Ireland from T.F. Green Airport. more
U.S. workers and consumers seem to be doing pretty well at the moment. Businesses, not so much. We've been hearing a lot over the past decade-plus, though, about the diverging fortunes of U.S.-based corporations and U.S.-based people. The … more
On Morningside Drive in North Kingstown, developer Hugh Fisher raised his voice to be heard over the clanging sounds of active home construction. He described the diversity of families who have moved into the new development, or are waiting to move. … more
(Updated 2:56 p.m.) Americans’ incomes jumped in 2015 by the most since the last recession and the poverty rate fell, signs of U.S. economic health that could potentially boost Democratic candidates this year. more
Americans’ moods steadied last week after a slight pullback as household finances improved and consumers felt better about making purchases, according to the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Index released Thursday. more
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