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Economic Indicators
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The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in almost a decade in a widely telegraphed move while signaling that the pace of subsequent increases will be “gradual” and in line with previous projections. more
Rhode Island ranked 48th nationally – or third worst in the nation – for jobs and opportunity in March, according to a new study released Thursday by the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity. more
Employment in the U.S. climbed and wages picked up in March, signs of labor-market durability in the face of lethargic global growth. more
With average monthly energy bills of $346, Rhode Island is the fifth most energy expensive state, according to the latest study by WalletHub. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area rose 4 percent year over year in March, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
The statewide annual economic impact of the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth is $466 million, including the creation of an additional 2,255 jobs beyond the campus – a nearly seven to one return on investment – according to a recent report published by the Donahue Institute, UMass’ economic research unit. more
U.S. stocks rose for the first time since Britain voted to leave the European Union, rebounding amid optimism that policymakers are committed to limit the fallout from the U.K.’s exit. more
(Updated 12:42 p.m.) Helped by milder weather, Massachusetts single-family home sales climbed more than 25 percent in January to 3,422 compared with 2,736 a year ago, The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, said Tuesday. more
Treasuries gained after the Federal Reserve held interest rates near zero. more
Companies in the U.S. added 200,000 workers to their payrolls in March after a 205,000 increase a month earlier, figures from ADP Research Institute showed Wednesday. more
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