Updated May 24 at 11:26pm
Economic Indicators
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U.S. holiday shoppers spent more of their time last weekend online and less in line. more
When it comes to affluence, Barrington is the top community in Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island ranked 34th in the nation for its lack of export growth during the first nine months of the year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
Manufacturing in the U.S. unexpectedly contracted in November at the fastest pace since the last recession as elevated inventories led to cutbacks in orders and production. more
Following a national trend, home prices climbed 5.9 percent over the year in October both in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area and in Rhode Island. more
The pace of online spending slowed on Cyber Monday after consumers started their Internet shopping earlier over the weekend, turning to their smartphones to pick up deals, according to International Business Machines Corp. more
The Providence metropolitan area ranked 23rd in a list of the 40 largest metros nationwide for its increase in home prices in September compared with September 2014, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
(Updated 11:38 a.m.) Rhode Island’s total state and local government expenditures exceeded all New England states except Vermont when measured on a personal income basis, but were fourth highest when measured on a per capita basis, according to the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
Online shoppers outnumbered their brick-and- mortar counterparts during U.S. retailers’ pivotal Black Friday weekend, underscoring the challenges facing American malls this holiday season as Amazon.com Inc. exerts more pressure. more
Some good news for bargain hunters braving crowds today: Rhode Island is one of the states where a Black Friday fight is least likely. more
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