Updated September 30 at 1:30pm
Economic Indicators
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The U.S. economy probably added fewer jobs in the year through March 2016 than previously reported, government figures showed. more
For decades, a growing pool of college graduates poured into the U.S. labor market, boosting productivity and shaping America’s status as the world’s dominant economic power. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, including distressed sales, increased 5.3 percent in July compared with July 2015, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Gas prices fell 2 cents in Rhode Island this week, but stayed the same in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Tuesday. more
America’s service industries expanded in August at the weakest pace in six years, joining manufacturers in an abrupt slowdown that may signal waning optimism about the economy. more
Tax revenue in 29 states, including Rhode Island, has recovered since the recession, according to a report from The Pew Charitable Trusts released this week. more
Companies kept adding to payrolls in August while measures of slack in the labor market were little changed, signaling steady hiring in the face of lackluster global growth. more
Manufacturing in the U.S. unexpectedly contracted in August for the first time in six months amid slumping orders and production that raise concern of renewed industrial weakness. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, further evidence of a healthy labor market. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 189th for its 2 percent construction job gain year over year in July. more
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