Updated October 1 at 12:26pm
Economic Indicators
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Bad news for renters in the Providence metro and in Rhode Island. more
Consumer confidence in the U.S. last week reached a three-month high, driven by a more upbeat assessment of the world’s largest economy. more
The number of applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased last week, a sign labor market momentum may be starting to cool. more
Job seekers here lead the nation when it comes to employment searches on Indeed.com, a career website. more
For the first time since before the Great Recession, Rhode Island developers are discussing the possibility of new industrial construction, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report based on reports from late November to early January. more
The best-performing U.S. stocks right now are ones that usually do well when the economy isn’t, makers of everything from household cleaning products to food. It’s yet another black cloud for investors fretting over a growth slowdown. more
(Updated 3:16 p.m.) Single-family home sales in Rhode Island jumped 25.1 percent in November compared with November 2014, marking the seventh consecutive month of double-digit sales growth, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
Job openings increased in November, giving more Americans the confidence to quit and find work at another employer. more
Some U.S. drivers may soon see a new expense at the gas pump: the cost of taking the global-warming fight on the road. more
The commercial real estate landscape continues to strengthen in Rhode Island, characterized by decreasing vacancy rates and increasing rents across several markets, according to CB Richard Ellis-New England executives, who presented its 2016 Outlook for New England Tuesday. more
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