Updated October 12 at 10:12pm
Economic Indicators
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Gasoline prices are continuing to drop, falling 5 cents in Rhode Island and 4 cents in Massachusetts from last week, AAA Northeast said. more
Rhode Island, as of August, has recovered 73.1 percent of the 39,800 jobs lost during its recession, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes fell more than forecast in August, representing a pause in momentum this year for residential real estate. more
Total general revenue has increased 2.3 percent so far in fiscal 2016 to $467.5 million compared with expected revenue of $456.8 million, the state Department of Revenue said Friday. more
Household wealth in the U.S. climbed in the second quarter, a sign consumers will help growth in the world’s largest economy. more
Rhode Island ranked second-to-last in the country for losing 1,300 construction jobs, or 7.9 percent of the total, in August compared with August 2014, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
Rhode Island led the nation with the largest year-over-year unemployment rate decrease in August at 1.8 percentage points. more
The index of U.S. leading economic indicators increased in August, helped by a stronger housing market and showing slow, steady growth into 2016. more
The U.S. Census Bureau released data from its 2014 American Community Survey showing that the uninsured rate for Rhode Island was 7.4 percent, a drop from 11.3 percent the year before. more
U.S. stocks ended lower, after swinging between gains and losses, as the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep interest rates near zero percent raised questions about the strength of the global economy. more
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