Updated November 26 at 6:26pm
Economic Indicators
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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
(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
Bay State home sales continued to rise in August, with a 16 percent year-over-year gain, the third consecutive month of double-digit increases, according to data released Tuesday by The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
Will the Federal Reserve raise interest rates by the end of the year? You get a very different answer depending on the source. more
Consumer confidence unexpectedly rose in September as persistent job gains helped Americans shake off the effects of tumbling stock prices. more
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