Updated June 29 at 11:29pm
Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate rose slightly over the year in October to 1.9 percent, but remained above the national rate of 1.2 percent, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area had the second-highest unemployment rate decrease over the year in October in the nation among 51 metro areas with a 2010 Census population of 1 million or more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Monday. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator increased again, fueled by growth in building permits and fewer jobless claims. more
A sharper decline in U.S. railroad cargo this quarter points to weak spots in the U.S. economy as a strong dollar crimps exports, retailers whittle down excess inventory and energy investment stalls. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island fell 3 cents from last week, but were unchanged in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
Twin River Casino debuted 16 poker tables on Thursday on its second floor. more
In Rhode Island, women are paid, on average, 82 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a $9,000 wage gap between women and men, according to an analysis from the National Partnership for Women & Families, a nonprofit advocacy group based in Washington, D.C. more
Employers added more jobs than forecast in November, underscoring Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s confidence that the U.S. economy is strong enough to withstand higher borrowing costs. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 181st for flat construction employment over the year in October, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
The trade deficit unexpectedly widened in October as weaker foreign orders for U.S. goods and services outweighed a cooling in imports. more
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