Updated February 21 at 6:26pm
Economic Indicators
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said more interest-rate increases will be appropriate if the economy meets the central bank’s outlook of gradually rising inflation and tightening labor markets. more
A global rally that sent U.S. benchmarks surging to a fresh round of records stalled as markets turned their attention to inflation data and Janet Yellen for clues on how quickly the Federal Reserve will tighten monetary policy. Oil rebounded. more
When it comes to the healthiest metropolitan areas in America, Providence ranks in the lower half, according to the latest study by personal finance website WalletHub. more
The world’s working-age population is shrinking faster than expected, leaving fewer people to support a growing number of seniors, according to the Bloomberg Sunset Index. more
While Rhode Island’s economy ended the year with positive momentum, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro is not quite ready to say the state is on a permanent road to recovery. more
Consumer confidence retreated in February from a 13-year high, as Americans tempered expectations of their finances and the economy. more
The latest installment of the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council's "How Rhode Island Expenditures Compare" series includes its standard dizzying array of information, including 65 tables detailing just what state and local governments are … more
U.S. stocks rose to records, the dollar erased losses and Treasuries fell after President Donald Trump signaled long-awaited details on promised tax cuts would emerge within weeks. more
Applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. unexpectedly declined last week to an almost three-month low, echoing a vibrant job market. more
Where can one find the most expensive homes in Rhode Island? Block Island took this title in 2016, topping the million-dollar mark for median sales price, according to The Warren Group, which compiled a list of the most exclusive communities in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut, based on sales data. more
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