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Economic Indicators
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A survey of more than 1,500 firms found 71 percent of construction companies plan to expand their payrolls this year, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
In the battle for holiday toy spending, the empire has the upper hand. At least that’s the view in the stock market. more
Something to watch for this earnings season: The number of companies that eschew the use of generally accepted accounting principles, commonly called GAAP. more
America’s trade deficit widened in February to a six-month high as an increase in imports exceeded a more modest pickup in shipments overseas. more
PROVIDENCE – Home prices in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area climbed 6 percent year over year in February, CoreLogic said April 5. The increase in home prices in the metropolitan area was in line with the nationwide increase in … more
There hasn’t been much good news in U.S. corporate profits since they began sliding a year ago -- until now. more
The cost of living in the U.S. climbed in April by the most in three years an indication that inflation may be picking up toward the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
The U.S. economy expanded in the first quarter at the slowest pace in two years as American consumers reined in spending and companies tightened their belts in response to weak global financial conditions and a plunge in oil prices. more
Purchases of new homes in the U.S. unexpectedly declined in March for a third month, reflecting the weakest pace of demand in the West since July 2014. more
Employers added 173,000 workers in August and the jobless rate dropped to 5.1 percent, a level that the Federal Reserve considers to be full employment. more
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