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Economic Indicators
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Gasoline prices are continuing to drop, falling 5 cents in Rhode Island and 4 cents in Massachusetts from last week, AAA Northeast said. more
Rhode Island, as of August, has recovered 73.1 percent of the 39,800 jobs lost during its recession, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes fell more than forecast in August, representing a pause in momentum this year for residential real estate. more
PBN's biannual business survey is an opportunity to take the pulse of the region's business leaders, and this summer's edition reveals an ever-strengthening of sentiment. One of the reasons for that improvement is the fact that respondents … more
Total general revenue has increased 2.3 percent so far in fiscal 2016 to $467.5 million compared with expected revenue of $456.8 million, the state Department of Revenue said Friday. more
Household wealth in the U.S. climbed in the second quarter, a sign consumers will help growth in the world’s largest economy. more
Rhode Island ranked second-to-last in the country for losing 1,300 construction jobs, or 7.9 percent of the total, in August compared with August 2014, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
Rhode Island led the nation with the largest year-over-year unemployment rate decrease in August at 1.8 percentage points. more
The index of U.S. leading economic indicators increased in August, helped by a stronger housing market and showing slow, steady growth into 2016. more
The U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to leave its interest-rate target unchanged has dispelled some of the uncertainty looming over global markets. It hasn’t done much, though, to resolve the sharp disagreement between the Fed and investors about what the central bank and the U.S. economy will do from this point on. more
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