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Economic Indicators
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One big piece of news in the past couple of weeks has been the release of a new paper by recent economics Nobel winner Angus Deaton and his co-author Anne Case. The paper highlights a very disturbing trend – death rates are increasing for white … more
Christmas is a week away, but temperatures more typical of spring than mid-winter are draining global energy markets of any festive spirit. more
The U.K.’s largest lenders accelerated the biggest fall since 2009 on Monday after the nation’s vote to leave the European Union sparked fears about political and economic risks and the sharpest negative shift in analyst sentiment on record. more
Economists tend to shy away from attaching too much significance to any one piece of data. But in this environment, with this jobs report, hyper-scrutiny may be warranted. more
WORCESTER – The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees approved a 5.8 percent tuition increase that would raise tuition by an average of $756 this year for in-state undergraduate students to help close an $85 million shortfall. The … more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 13th lowest among the 40 largest metropolitan areas in the country for its 4.4 percent home price growth over the year in May, Black Knight Financial Services said Monday. more
Construction employment fell 0.6 percent in Rhode Island in June, to 16,800 from 16,900 in June 2015, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
(Updated 2:21 p.m.) Rhode Islanders filing unemployment claims are being advised by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training that the Unemployment Insurance Call Center is experiencing one of its busiest stretches of the year due to a seasonal influx. more
U.S. central bankers will take time to judge whether the U.K. vote to leave the European Union affects the outlook for the U.S. economy, said Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer. more
Job openings in May dropped from a record high and hiring cooled, a Labor Department report showed Tuesday, giving a more tempered assessment of the U.S. job market following the blowout payrolls numbers reported last week. more
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