Updated July 30 at 11:29pm
Economic Indicators
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Orders for U.S. business equipment unexpectedly declined in May by the most in three months, pointing to weakness in investment even before the likely damage to confidence stemming from U.K. voters’ decision to leave the European Union. more
A turbulent start to the open of the London market propelled trading volume as much as 700 percent higher than normal, while at least one dark pool was suspended as investors around the globe digested U.K. voters’ decision to leave the European Union. more
Global markets buckled as Britain’s vote to leave the European Union drove the pound to the lowest in more than 30 years and wiped about $3 trillion from stock market values while sparking demand for haven assets from U.S. Treasuries to gold. more
U.S. stocks rose, mirroring equities around the world and sending the S&P 500 Index toward the strongest gain in a month, as a U.K. referendum on its European Union membership got underway. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed for unemployment benefits last week, adding to evidence that the labor market is healthy and stable. more
Cash purchases of homes in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area continued to fall in March, reaching 23.6 percent of all sales, a 9.2 percentage point decrease from a year earlier. more
Rhode Island tied with Arkansas for the fourth-highest percentage of late mortgages in the United States at 2.1 percent, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
Few banks face as much pressure as Bank of America Corp. on Thursday, when the Federal Reserve posts initial results from annual stress tests just 30 minutes before U.K. polls close on the so-called Brexit vote. more
The residential real estate market in Rhode Island continued along its brisk pace in May, ending the month with a nearly 19 percent increase in sales activity for single-family houses, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
The International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for U.S. growth this year, urging the Federal Reserve to lean toward modestly overshooting its inflation target in considering whether the economy can handle higher interest rates. more
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