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Economic Indicators
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Janet Yellen’s U.S. Federal Reserve shouldn’t raise interest rates next week, because doing so could jeopardize economic growth and worsen inequality, said Nobel laureate Eric Maskin. more
Providence is the third-worst city to retire, due to its lack of affordability, WalletHub said. more
Who would have thought OPEC could bear tidings of seasonal cheer? more
Job openings in the U.S. unexpectedly dropped in October, while the rate of hiring held steady. more
United Natural Foods Inc. saw a decrease in profit, but an increase in sales in first-quarter results released this week. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate rose slightly over the year in October to 1.9 percent, but remained above the national rate of 1.2 percent, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area had the second-highest unemployment rate decrease over the year in October in the nation among 51 metro areas with a 2010 Census population of 1 million or more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Monday. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator increased again, fueled by growth in building permits and fewer jobless claims. more
A sharper decline in U.S. railroad cargo this quarter points to weak spots in the U.S. economy as a strong dollar crimps exports, retailers whittle down excess inventory and energy investment stalls. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island fell 3 cents from last week, but were unchanged in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
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