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Economic Indicators
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Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, pushing the average over the past month to the lowest level in 15 years and underscoring labor-market strength. more
Factory activity in February shrank less than forecast as gains in new orders and production provided signs that the beleaguered industry could soon stabilize. more
Janet Yellen’s big challenge next week is clear communication about a clouded outlook. more
Federal Reserve officials left interest rates unchanged and said they still expect to raise borrowing costs at a “gradual” pace while watching to see how the global economy and markets impact the U.S. outlook. more
Despite growing concerns that China’s economy is in trouble, the country’s currency is widely seen as a contender to oust the U.S. dollar from its dominant position in international trade. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders was unchanged at the start of year, indicating the residential real estate market was sustaining the steady progress made in 2015. more
A development team with national prominence has agreed to purchase two parcels of the I-195 Redevelopment District, as well as adjacent sites, and develop what is anticipated to be a 1.1-million square-foot mixed-use and bioscience center. more
No matter what the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee does with its benchmark interest rate this week, or in the coming months, the challenge facing Fed Chair Janet Yellen is a complex one. The Fed is charged with keeping … more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, illustrating the Federal Reserve’s view of a stronger labor market. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's leading economic indicator declined in March by two-tenths of a percentage point to 131.2, the same decline it experienced in February, according to the Providence Business News/e-forecasting.com Leading Economic … more
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