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Economic Indicators
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For quite a while, the drop in Rhode Island's jobless rate was driven not as much by an improving economy, but rather by fewer people looking for work. The decline in that number shrank the size of the labor force, the denominator in the equation … more
The outlook for U.S. natural gas’s recovery got worse this week and you can blame the usual suspects: weather and record inventories. more
Revenue is ahead of projections by 2.5 percent for the first four months of the fiscal year, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate continued its slow, downward slide, dipping to 5.3 percent in October, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
Cash sales in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area declined in August to 24.4 percent of total home sales, a 2.4 percentage point decrease when compared with the prior-year period, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
Initial jobless claims in the U.S. continued to hover around four-decade lows last week as the labor market strengthens toward full employment. more
The Port of Davisville is continuing a pattern of growth in auto imports, having recently surpassed the 2014 vehicle total. more
The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting on Nov. 23 at the Rhode Island Convention Center, and James R. Berens, president of Wexford Science + Technology, will be the keynote speaker. more
New-home building declined more than projected in October, led by a slump in apartment construction and showing fitful progress in residential real estate. more
Rhode Island ranks among the bottom 10 states for tax friendliness, coming in sixth-worst, according to the Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index. more
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