Updated June 29 at 3:29pm
Economic Indicators
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First-time jobless claims unexpectedly fell last week and the number of Americans already receiving benefits tumbled to an almost 16-year low, consistent with a healthy labor market. more
People have strong opinions about what constitutes affluence. Last week I ventured that U.S. households with six-figure incomes generally make the cut, given that they make up the top quarter of the income distribution. more
Rhode Island ranked 42nd in the country for growth in middle market firms from 2011-2016. more
Job openings unexpectedly rose in April to match the highest level since records began in 2000, showing underlying demand in the labor market ahead of a sharp deceleration in payrolls last month, according to the Labor Department. more
The statewide annual economic impact of the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth is $466 million, including the creation of an additional 2,255 jobs beyond the campus – a nearly seven to one return on investment – according to a recent report published by the Donahue Institute, UMass’ economic research unit. more
Some good news for Rhode Islanders – they live in the fourth-safest state in America. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area and in the Ocean State increased 4.4 percent and 5 percent, respectively, over the year in April, CoreLogic reported Tuesday. more
This has been a very noisy few months in terms of the information that investors have to think about. The U.S elections have been a wild ride -- surprising and, in many ways, unprecedented. … more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said positive forces supporting U.S. job growth and higher inflation will still probably outweigh negative developments, calling additional gradual interest-rate increases appropriate without specifying their precise timing. more
Rhode Island ranks 41st – or 11th worst – in the nation for its economy, according to WalletHub. more
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