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Economic Indicators
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Landlords of retail properties should counter the threat from electronic commerce by turning to dining and entertainment to attract a younger generation of customers, according to MetLife Inc.’s asset manager. more
Confidence among American consumers in June eased from an almost one-year high as favorable views about personal finances were offset by concerns about the economy’s prospects. more
For the second year in a row, Rhode Island received a D+ for manufacturing industry health, according to the 2016 Manufacturing and Logistics Report from Ball State University. more
Rhode Island had the fourth-highest percentage of mortgaged residential properties in negative equity in the nation in the first quarter at 13.3 percent, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
First-time jobless claims unexpectedly fell last week and the number of Americans already receiving benefits tumbled to an almost 16-year low, consistent with a healthy labor market. more
Rhode Island ranked 42nd in the country for growth in middle market firms from 2011-2016. more
Job openings unexpectedly rose in April to match the highest level since records began in 2000, showing underlying demand in the labor market ahead of a sharp deceleration in payrolls last month, according to the Labor Department. more
The statewide annual economic impact of the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth is $466 million, including the creation of an additional 2,255 jobs beyond the campus – a nearly seven to one return on investment – according to a recent report published by the Donahue Institute, UMass’ economic research unit. more
Some good news for Rhode Islanders – they live in the fourth-safest state in America. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area and in the Ocean State increased 4.4 percent and 5 percent, respectively, over the year in April, CoreLogic reported Tuesday. more
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