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Economic Indicators
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In its first move in three months, Rhode Island’s Current Conditions Index fell to 67 in November from its 2016 high of 75 in October, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
The U.S. cost of living was little changed in July, a sign subdued inflationary pressures will give Federal Reserve policymakers reason to keep interest rates low. more
Rhode Island ranked 17th among states – and higher than any other New England state – for its 2.7 percent job growth over the last two years in advanced industries, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution released Thursday. more
(Updated, 3:53 p.m.) Findings of a Bryant University study unveiled Monday at Quonset Business Park showed state and federal investments in the site have helped produce a thriving manufacturing industry for Rhode Island. more
June 2009 was the end of an era: The most painful downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s drew to a close, and economic healing got underway. more
The world’s largest economy expanded more than previously projected in the first quarter as improved performance in trade and business investment more than made up for weaker consumer spending. more
And the award for top job creator among the states in 2016 goes to ... Florida, which edged out Oregon. more
Todd Grant, co-founder and president of SquadLocker Inc. in Warwick, discusses the company’s 2017 expansion plans. The private company, which was founded in 2015, offers custom-branded sports apparel online. more
In the retirement security Olympics, it’s a sweep for northern Europe. Norway, Switzerland and Iceland won the top three spots in Natixis Global Asset Management’s fourth annual ranking, released Tuesday. more
(Updated 11 a.m.) The rental market on the East Side of Providence has entered the busy season, in preparation for renewal of contracts and new leases, which typically starts in June. Samson Realty, at 346 Wickenden St., has specialized in student rentals for more than 20 years. more
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