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Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate was 1.9 percent in September, unchanged from a year ago, but slightly above the national rate of 1.2 percent, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said encouraging U.S. economic data coupled with emerging signs of risk taking by some investors make it appropriate for the central bank to consider raising interest rates as soon as next month, while moving gradually thereafter. more
Fitch Ratings has affirmed its ratings on Pawtucket’s general obligation bonds at BBB+, and is maintaining a stable outlook. more
Warwick had the lowest unemployment rate in September at 4.2 percent among four area cities identified by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
On the heels of a healthy August, September’s economic momentum in Rhode Island fared almost as well, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
Employment snapped back with a vengeance in October, wage growth accelerated and the jobless rate fell to 5 percent, boosting the odds that Federal Reserve policymakers will raise borrowing costs next month. more
For the second month in a row, Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator has increased. more
The foreclosure rate among outstanding mortgage loans in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area was 1.8 percent in August, a .04 percentage point increase compared with August 2014, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
Worker productivity unexpectedly grew in the third quarter, reflecting a slump in the number of hours worked by self-employed Americans. more
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits climbed to the highest level in five weeks, representing a pause in the recent progress that left claims at their lowest level since 1973. more
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