Updated April 25 at 4:56pm
Economic Indicators
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The Markit Economics final index of U.S. manufacturing decreased to an 11-month low of 53.9 in December from 54.8 a month earlier, the London-based group said today. more
Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and Cranston Mayor Allan Fung will host a joint job fair for more than 80 area unemployed residents on Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. at Roger Williams Park Casino at 1000 Elmwood Ave. more
The average price of self-serve, unleaded gasoline is $2.38 in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts, thanks to price jumps in each state of 8 and 12 cents, respectively, over the last week, according to AAA Northeast’s weekly cost survey. more
WASHINGTON - Companies added more than 200,000 workers to payrolls in January for a fifth consecutive month, signaling steady labor market growth, according to a private payrolls report. The … more
WASHINGTON - Orders for American-made durable goods unexpectedly dropped in February as manufacturers absorbed the damage inflicted by a rising dollar and slumping energy production. Bookings for … more
This year’s Independence Day weekend gasoline prices were the most expensive since 2008. At $3.75 per gallon of self-serve, regular unleaded gas, Rhode Islanders are paying 15 cents more than last year. more
Job openings rose in May to the highest level in almost seven years, a sign the U.S labor market will help boost economic growth in the second half of this year. more
U.S. stocks fell a second day from record levels, with the Nasdaq Composite Index tumbling the most since April, as investors sold Internet and biotechnology shares before the start of earnings season. more
U.S. stocks rose following a two-day selloff, as Alcoa Inc. rallied after earnings topped estimates and investors awaited minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting. more
The number of contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes jumped in May by the most in more than four years, a sign the residential-real estate market is rebounding after a slow start to the year. more
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