Updated September 30 at 6:30pm
Economic Indicators
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Gas prices fell 2 cents in Rhode Island this week, but stayed the same in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Tuesday. more
America’s service industries expanded in August at the weakest pace in six years, joining manufacturers in an abrupt slowdown that may signal waning optimism about the economy. more
Tax revenue in 29 states, including Rhode Island, has recovered since the recession, according to a report from The Pew Charitable Trusts released this week. more
Companies kept adding to payrolls in August while measures of slack in the labor market were little changed, signaling steady hiring in the face of lackluster global growth. more
Manufacturing in the U.S. unexpectedly contracted in August for the first time in six months amid slumping orders and production that raise concern of renewed industrial weakness. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, further evidence of a healthy labor market. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 189th for its 2 percent construction job gain year over year in July. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area is one of the worst in the nation for homeowners, thanks to high maintenance expenses, minimal home price appreciation and expensive energy costs, Bankrate.com said Wednesday. more
(Updated 11:02 a.m.) Textron Inc. plans to restructure and align its businesses through employee reductions and facility consolidations, but no changes are planned for the company’s headquarters in Providence, a spokesman said Wednesday. more
Companies added workers to U.S. payrolls in August in line with projections, contributing to signs of a steady labor market, data from ADP Research Institute in Roseland, N.J., showed Wednesday. more
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