Updated October 4 at 12:45am
Economic Indicators
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In today's mobile Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat world, statistics need to be instant and simple. But the real world is often more complex than that. Take, for example, the public perception of the local economy, as revealed in three recent … more
Payrolls rose less than projected in September, wages stagnated and the jobless rate was unchanged as people left the workforce, signaling the global slowdown and financial-market turmoil are rippling through the world’s largest economy. more
Auto sales accelerated more than expected in September, aided by cheap credit, good deals and relatively low gasoline prices. The annualized rate reached the fastest pace in more than 10 years. more
American manufacturing barely grew in September as a broader swath of industries suffered from the effects of a strong dollar and faltering overseas markets. more
A self-diagnosed workaholic, Jeanette Russell knows that a real vacation requires her to completely unplug by deleting mobile e-mail applications and letting her work laptop battery die in a corner. It’s also company policy. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose last week, maintaining a pattern of gains and losses around decade lows that signals firings remain muted. more
In the celebrated sci-fi comedy “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” a supercomputer determines that the answer to life, the Universe, and everything is the number 42. The really difficult task, however, is figuring out what the question was in the first place. more
The East Bay Edition of the R.I. Mini Maker Faire will be held Oct. 17 as a way to bring together established and beginning “makers” to celebrate do-it-yourself creativity and tinkering. more
(Updated 12:09 p.m.) Foreclosures fell 17 percent in Rhode Island in the second quarter, to 326 deeds filed, according to HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University. more
The Massachusetts economy is continuing its “robust expansion” as employment is growing at rates not seen since the late 1990s, according to the MassBenchmarks editorial board. more
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