Updated February 20 at 9:20am
Economic Indicators
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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
Services, the biggest part of the U.S. economy, shrank this month for the first in more the two years, hurt by a late-January snowstorm that blanketed the East Coast and a dearth of orders. more
Purchases of new homes dropped more than forecast in January as contract signings slumped in the western U.S. by the most since May 2010. more
The overall vacancy rate for office space in downtown Providence increased last year, in large part due to consolidation of corporations and some defections to suburban office parks. In addition, the conversion of office buildings to … more
There is much discussion these days about employment, unemployment and what really matters in the job market when it comes to statistics. But let's not discuss all of that right away. Instead Rhode Islanders might take a moment to note that … more
The U.S. homeownership rate fell to the lowest in more than 50 years as rising prices put buying out of reach for many renters. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits increased to a five-week high, a sign that progress in the strongest part of the economy may be moderating. more
The number of Americans who filed for unemployment benefits last week rose from a three-month low, consistent with the Federal Reserve’s view of a stronger job market. more
After a prolonged, steady monthly decline, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate leveled off at 5.4 percent in February, unchanged from January, according to the latest report by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
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