Updated March 23 at 4:23pm
Economic Indicators
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Cash collections increased 5.4 percent, or $33.1 million, to $651 million in the first two months of the fiscal year, the R.I. Department of Revenue said this week. more
Retail sales climbed in September by the most in three months, showing American shoppers began to spend freely again after shying away from merchants earlier in the quarter. more
Wholesale prices in the U.S. rose by more than projected in September, helped by higher costs for energy and food and indicating inflation may be picking up. more
With state employment growing faster than the national level and the unemployment rate the lowest it’s been since “the ‘dot com’ boom at the turn of the century,” the Massachusetts economy is performing well, according to the Editorial Board of MassBenchmarks, the journal of the Massachusetts economy published by the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute in collaboration with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. more
Job openings in the U.S. declined more than projected in August to the lowest level this year and hiring cooled from a month earlier, a Labor Department report showed Wednesday. more
Single-family home sales rose 16.2 percent in August to 1,081 compared with 930 in August 2015, The Warren Group said Wednesday. more
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley said the U.S. central bank should continue seeking to draw Americans back into the work force as it debates raising interest rates. more
Providence has the 33rd best foodie scene in the country, according to personal finance website WalletHub’s 2016 Best & Worst Foodie Cities. more
U.S. household expectations for inflation in three years’ time fell last month, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey, while views on future spending bounced back. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate fell 0.3 percentage points over the year to 1.3 percent in August, but the number of completed foreclosures grew to 1,601 in August compared with 1,372 in August 2015, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
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