Updated January 24 at 4:24pm
Economic Indicators
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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
Rhode Island’s economic recovery is continuing, though less broadly than hoped for, according to the November Current Conditions Index, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro said on Monday. more
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