Updated August 29 at 6:29pm
Economic Indicators
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The number of applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased last week, a sign labor market momentum may be starting to cool. more
Residential Properties Ltd. recently announced the sale of 13 Stone Tower Lane in Barrington, for $1,342,000. more
A survey of more than 1,500 firms found 71 percent of construction companies plan to expand their payrolls this year, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Job seekers here lead the nation when it comes to employment searches on Indeed.com, a career website. more
For the first time since before the Great Recession, Rhode Island developers are discussing the possibility of new industrial construction, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report based on reports from late November to early January. more
The best-performing U.S. stocks right now are ones that usually do well when the economy isn’t, makers of everything from household cleaning products to food. It’s yet another black cloud for investors fretting over a growth slowdown. more
(Updated 3:16 p.m.) Single-family home sales in Rhode Island jumped 25.1 percent in November compared with November 2014, marking the seventh consecutive month of double-digit sales growth, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
Globalization has hit Rhode Island hard. Those manufacturing jobs that allowed my immigrant parents and generations of other Rhode Islanders the opportunity to raise their families in modest comfort are long gone. more
Job openings increased in November, giving more Americans the confidence to quit and find work at another employer. more
Some U.S. drivers may soon see a new expense at the gas pump: the cost of taking the global-warming fight on the road. more
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