Updated February 19 at 12:25pm
Economic Indicators
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Consumer confidence unexpectedly fell in April to the weakest level in seven months as Americans were rattled by unsatisfying wage growth and concern over how the upcoming presidential election would impact the economy. more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent in October, representing a 0.1 percentage point decline from both the prior month and October 2015, according to a release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
Lifespan Corp. ended fiscal 2016 with a better-than expected bottom line, almost breaking even with a $500,000 operating loss, according to a memo to employees from President and CEO Timothy J. Babineau. more
Sixty-four percent of small-business owners will offer a holiday or year-end bonus to employees this year, according to a new survey. more
The sale of single-family homes continued to rise in October but is showing signs of slowing, according to the most recent monthly report from the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Sally Lapides is president and CEO of Residential Properties Ltd., of Providence, one of the state’s largest residential real estate agencies, with 1,572 sales in 2014, according to the 2016 Providence Business News Book of Lists. more
U.S. consumer purchases climbed in December by the most in three months as incomes picked up, signaling a strong hand-off into 2017. more
Applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. unexpectedly declined last week to an almost three-month low, echoing a vibrant job market. more
Cash collections increased 1.4 percent during the first six months of the fiscal year compared with the prior fiscal period, but declined 3.5 percent in December when compared with December 2015, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Monday. more
SATA Azores Airlines is expanding its service at T.F. Green Airport next year, adding flights to mainland Europe in Portugal, and also offering them earlier in the season. more
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