Updated February 27 at 4:27pm
Economic Indicators
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The trade deficit in the United States unexpectedly narrowed in July to the lowest level in six months as exports climbed to a record. more
New England retained its status as the census division with the third-lowest unemployment rate in the nation in July, at 5.8 percent, according to seasonally adjusted figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Wednesday. more
The U.S. construction market will grow significantly over the next 18 months, with spending increasing 7 percent in 2015, Gilbane Building Co. estimates in a report issued Wednesday. more
U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index touching a record, as reports of a cease-fire in Ukraine boosted global equities and data showed orders at American factories rose the most on record in July. more
Consumer spending in the United States unexpectedly dropped in July for the first time in six months, a sign households are lagging behind as wages fail to accelerate. more
U.S. stocks rose, extending the biggest monthly gain since February, as financial, health care and technology shares led the advance. more
This year’s Treasury market rally has been stronger than every economist surveyed by Bloomberg News predicted. more
The share of Americans 65 and older with mortgage debt rose to 30 percent in 2011 from 22 percent in 2001, according to a May analysis by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau based on the latest available figures. more
The economy in the United States expanded more than previously forecast in the second quarter, propelled by the biggest gain in business investment in more than two years that bodes well for the rest of 2014. more
The non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the Providence-Warwick, Fall River metropolitan area increased on a month-to-month basis to 8 percent in July. more
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