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Economic Indicators
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Confidence among U.S. homebuilders climbed in August as steady job growth and low interest rates boosted prospects for the residential real-estate market in the second half of the year, according to data Monday from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are unchanged from last week, and are still hovering at lows last seen in 2004, according to AAA Northeast. more
One of the less heralded truths of economics is that growth miracles, while they make for good press, are overrated. more
Rhode Island ranks as one of the worst states for families to have a richer life, according to a study released Monday by GOBankingrates.com. more
Wholesale prices in the United States unexpectedly fell in July by the most in almost a year, a sign inflation is likely to stay muted. more
Consumer confidence in the United States rose less than forecast in August, reflecting a pullback in views on personal finances among younger Americans. more
Partisan conflict among U.S. political leaders in 2016 is higher than any election year since at least 1984, offering another hurdle for the economy seven years after the last recession. more
Be it the weather, reduced beach fees, strengthening economy or just an outlier year, beachgoers are out in droves this year and the tourism sector is benefiting in Rhode Island. From May through July, the number of beachgoers to visit … more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was little changed last week, holding near four-decade lows that highlight strength in the job market. more
Rhode Island has the 10th highest first-mortgage write-off rate in the nation at 4.5 basis points, Equifax Inc. said Wednesday. more
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