Updated December 7 at 12:28am
Economic Indicators
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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 Business News' semiannual Business Survey is now 8 years old, and while we would never tell our elected officials to write new laws based on its results, it wouldn't hurt them to take a peek at the results every six months. This … more
The latest federal statistics on gross domestic product growth paint an improving picture in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, but it is hardly a standout in the nation. From 2010-2015, the real gross domestic product … more
PROVIDENCE – Home prices are on the rise in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area and in Rhode Island, CoreLogic said Nov. 1. The real estate data tracker said home prices increased 5 percent over the year in September in … more
U.S. jobs continued to rise at a steady pace in October and wage gains accelerated, signs that the labor market and economy made steady progress at the start of the fourth quarter. more
State general revenue collections crept up modestly in fiscal 2016, boosted by increases in revenue from income and sales taxes and user fees. more
Manufacturing in the U.S. contracted in December at the fastest pace in more than six years as factories, hobbled by sluggish global growth, cut staff at the end of 2015. more
Record warmth sent U.S. natural gas prices tumbling to a 10-year low as December appeared to be a bust for bulls. more
Surging prices have almost closed off the new-home market to young buyers like Brandon and Quincey Lindemann. But the Denver-area couple has found a way in. more
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