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Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island had the second-highest job growth in New England last year with a 1.8 percent gain, behind only Massachusetts, which reported 2.1 percent growth, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
The state’s housing market rebounded in 2015 to its largest volume of single-family sales in a decade, according to statistics released Wednesday by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Federal Reserve officials left interest rates unchanged and said they still expect to raise borrowing costs at a “gradual” pace while watching to see how the global economy and markets impact the U.S. outlook. more
Consumer confidence improved in January to a three-month high as Americans grew more upbeat about the prospects for the economy, labor market and their incomes. more
To buy a home and live comfortably in Providence, one needs a salary of at least $55,661, according to finder.com. more
When Federal Reserve officials started a rate-hiking cycle last month, they hoped their widely telegraphed policy action would neither derail the recovery nor overly destabilize financial markets. more
Rhode Island ranked 47th in the nation for its lack of construction job growth over the year in December, according to the Associated General Contractors, which released data Tuesday. more
The U.S. consumer and Chinese industrial sector have been two powerhouses of global growth in the new millennium. more
The Providence metropolitan area ranked 25th among the 40 largest metro areas in the nation for its year-over-year home price growth of 4.4 percent in November, Black Knight Financial Services said Monday. more
The latest national annual “assets and opportunity” scorecard ranks Rhode Island 35th in outcomes, despite a ranking of 8th in policy measures, according to a report by the Corporation for Enterprise Development released Monday. more
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