Updated February 21 at 1:51pm
Economic Indicators
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New Media Investment Group Inc. reported a 74.3 percent drop in profit in the fourth quarter and a 53.2 percent drop in profit in 2016. more
The U.S. economy is poised to deliver on the Federal Reserve’s economic forecast for this year. more
Coastway Bancorp Inc. this month reported 2016 profit more than doubled 2015 profit, growing 114.3 percent to $3.5 million. The parent company of Coastway Community Bank reported profit for the year totaled 82 cents per diluted share compared with 36 cents per diluted share in 2015. more
The latest AAA Northeast gasoline price survey showed slight but opposite movement in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Ocean State motorists faced a 1 cent per gallon increase over the year, while Bay State drivers saw the price decline 1 cent per gallon. more
While Providence County fell behind the nation for employment growth from June 2015 to June 2016, wages rose at a pace ahead of the rest of the United States for the period, according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
President Donald Trump complains regularly about what he calls “fake news.” What’s got some statisticians worried, though, is the risk of doctored economic data coming from the administration itself. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – While Rhode Island's economy ended the year with positive momentum, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro isn't convinced the state is on a permanent road to recovery. Lardaro's Current Conditions Index … more
The U.S. cost of living increased in January by the most since February 2013, led by higher costs for gasoline, and other goods and services that indicate inflation is gathering momentum. more
The brainchild of multiple state- and city-level organizations, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and First Gentleman Andy Moffit launched A La Rhody, a yearlong celebration of the Ocean State’s culinary industry, on Tuesday. more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said more interest-rate increases will be appropriate if the economy meets the central bank’s outlook of gradually rising inflation and tightening labor markets. more
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