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Economic Indicators
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(Updated 11:57 a.m.) ProvPort has released an economic impact study detailing economic and job creation benefits the port has generated since 1994, including nearly 1,200 jobs in the city of Providence and 1,700 jobs within the state of Rhode Island. more
State lawmakers told business executives and representatives Wednesday that they share their sense of urgency in finding ways to stimulate Rhode Island’s sputtering economy. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate continues to dip, with a June drop of a tenth of a percentage point to 5.9 percent compared with May, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
United Airlines had the second-highest number of consumer complaints of the 12 largest airline carriers in the country last year, while Southwest Airlines had the second-fewest, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. more
The Rhode Island commercial real estate market has strengthened in the past year and is expected to continue that trend into 2015, with vacancy rates in office space declining in both the downtown Providence and suburban markets. more
Douglas Hall has joined the staff of the Economic Progress Institute as its new director of economic and fiscal policy, the organization said Thursday. more
(Updated 11:49 a.m.) Massachusetts home sales grew 25.3 percent in September, continuing an upward trend and marking the best September sales month for residential real estate in a decade, The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, said Tuesday. more
Revenue is nearly 3 percent ahead of what was projected on a fiscal year-to-date basis through March, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
The Federal Reserve shouldn’t raise interest rates too soon because the U.S. economy still needs the support of easy monetary policy, said John Williams, president of the San Francisco Fed. 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
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