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Economic Indicators
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A new study says that taxpayers in the lowest-income bracket in Rhode Island can expect to pay nearly twice as much of their income toward state and local taxes as the wealthiest 1 percent. more
NEW YORK - U.S. holiday sales rose 4 percent from a year earlier, marking the biggest increase since 2011, even amid signs of a consumer-spending slowdown in December, according to the National … more
When the U.S. retail sales report drops on Wednesday, there are a number of things you want to pay close attention to. One of those isn’t the headline number. more
The latest plan in Congress to cut business tax rates faces a major obstacle: U.S. businesses. more
Job openings climbed in November to the highest level in almost 14 years as the strengthening U.S. economy fueled demand for labor heading into year-end. more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading indicators rose 0.7 percent in November, after advancing by the same amount in October, according to a Providence Business News/e-forecasting.com report released Tuesday. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said the U.S. central bank should take a “cautious and conservative” approach as it moves toward starting to raise interest rates around the middle of this year. more
Another week, another double-digit decline in gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. more
Rhode Island is among the 10 hardest-hit states where home price recovery for the lowest 20 percent of property values has lagged behind the highest tier, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
Micro-units, typically bigger than a one-car garage, but smaller than a double, are growing in appeal, according to the Urban Land Institute. more
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