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Economic Indicators
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New-home construction in the U.S. unexpectedly fell in December, indicating the industry lost some momentum entering 2016. more
Consumer confidence steadied after declining for the previous three weeks as Americans’ views toward spending improved by the most in five months. more
PROVIDENCE – The value of Rhode Island commercial properties sold in 2015 increased 37.3 percent to $379 million, according to an annual report compiled by Capstone Properties. The increase was driven by large-asset sales, including the … more
Massachusetts is growing at its strongest pace since the late 1990s, according to the MassBenchmarks editorial board. The board’s opinion, delivered in an email Thursday, noted that the severe winter weather had only a “transitory, and ultimately minor, impact on economic conditions in the Bay State.” more
American service providers expanded in May at the slowest pace in more than two years as companies curtailed orders, pointing to a more muted pickup in the economy after a lukewarm start to 2016. more
The Conference Board’s index of consumer confidence increased to 96.2 in March from 94 a month earlier, the New York-based private research group said Tuesday. more
Job openings unexpectedly rose in April to match the highest level since records began in 2000, showing underlying demand in the labor market ahead of a sharp deceleration in payrolls last month, according to the Labor Department. more
Fidelity Investments is well known as a financial services giant, one of the nation’s largest companies specializing in investment and retirement planning. In Rhode Island, 14 percent of the state’s population has a retirement plan at the company through their workplace. more
U.S. holiday shoppers spent more of their time last weekend online and less in line. more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly rose in January to the second-highest pace since early 2007, indicating the industry will keep prospering. more
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