Updated August 27 at 6:29pm
Economic Indicators
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Dale Oxley doesn’t need to hear about rising odds of a U.S. recession to dread the future. For the West Virginia homebuilder, the downturn has already arrived. more
Job openings rose more than projected in March, a sign the U.S. labor market was still strong toward the end of the first quarter. more
There is no doubt that the residential real estate market in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area is recovering from the collapse of the market. Recent reports from the Rhode Island Association of Realtors, CoreLogic and Black Knight … more
Retail sales increased for a third straight month in January as Americans kicked off 2016 by spending freely on cars, clothing and online merchandise. more
Job openings in the U.S. climbed in December to the second-highest level on record, a sign demand for labor remains strong. more
PROVIDENCE – Fall River's 8 percent jobless rate in December was the highest in the Providence metro area, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Warwick had the lowest at 4.1 percent, followed by Cranston at 4.8 percent. … more
The great American jobs machine keeps humming and inflation is finally stirring to life. Still, economists are split over how aggressively the Federal Reserve will signal its next interest-rate move when policy makers meet on March 15-16. more
In a matter of minutes on Tuesday, Donald Trump set fire to 30 years of Republican orthodoxy on trade. more
The U.S. is running out of available workers and that means employees are getting paid more. more
Fewer Federal Reserve officials expect the central bank to raise interest rates more than once this year, as policy makers gave a mixed picture of a U.S. economy where growth is picking up and job gains are slowing. more
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