Updated November 30 at 6:27pm
Economic Indicators
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Initial jobless claims in the U.S. continued to hover around four-decade lows last week as the labor market strengthens toward full employment. more
The Port of Davisville is continuing a pattern of growth in auto imports, having recently surpassed the 2014 vehicle total. more
The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting on Nov. 23 at the Rhode Island Convention Center, and James R. Berens, president of Wexford Science + Technology, will be the keynote speaker. more
New-home building declined more than projected in October, led by a slump in apartment construction and showing fitful progress in residential real estate. more
Rhode Island ranks among the bottom 10 states for tax friendliness, coming in sixth-worst, according to the Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index. more
Rhode Island ranked last among the New England states on the 2015 Competitiveness Report Card from the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity with an overall grade of D-. more
The cost of living excluding food and fuel rose again in October after picking up the prior month, showing inflation edging closer toward the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
General Electric Co. is using the Port of Providence to receive and assemble wind turbines destined for the Deepwater Wind LLC offshore wind project near Block Island. more
Faster growth in some commercial real-estate markets underscores the risk of creating imbalances in the U.S. economy the longer the Federal Reserve keeps their benchmark interest rate close to zero, said Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren. more
Consumer sentiment climbed more than forecast in November as Americans took heart in lower interest rates and store discounts. more
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