Updated February 13 at 6:25pm
Economic Indicators
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The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston head said last week that he doesn't necessarily support claims that the region's slower-than-expected economic growth this year can be attributed to a harsh winter. The Boston Business Journal reported … more
U.S. holiday shoppers spent more of their time last weekend online and less in line. more
The U.S. is supposed to be six years away from the worst of the financial crisis and ensuing recession, but Americans don’t seem to be feeling at all sure that the economy is recovering. more
Since the beginning of 2015, PBN.com has run 18 stories based on surveys produced by WalletHub, which describes itself as "a one-stop destination for all the tools and information consumers and small-business owners need to make better financial … more
Consumer confidence unexpectedly fell in May by the most in more than two years as Americans’ views on the economy dimmed. more
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
BOSTON – Massachusetts' total unemployment rate dropped to 4.8 percent, a 0.1 of a percentage point decrease from the February rate, according to the Mass. Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. Over the year, the unemployment rate … 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
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