Updated April 29 at 6:29pm
Economic Indicators
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Consumer confidence steadied after declining for the previous three weeks as Americans’ views toward spending improved by the most in five months. more
In its second time reporting quarterly results following completion of the merger of GTECH and IGT, International Game Technology PLC posted net income of $9 million, or 4 cents per diluted share, in the third quarter, compared with profit of $73.9 million, or 44 cents per diluted share, a year ago. more
Rhode Island ranked 31st among the 50 states for its 6.7 percent drop in exports during the first eight months of the year compared with the same period last year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
The Port of Davisville is continuing a pattern of growth in auto imports, having recently surpassed the 2014 vehicle total. more
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
America means business -- or used to. Time was, anyone with a good idea and some startup money could take a chance and open a business. That risk-taking spirit kept millions of middle-class Americans upwardly mobile, with jobs that let them buy homes, raise families, send the kids to college and retire comfortably. 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
Consumer confidence declined to an eight- week low as attitudes about the economy dimmed, particularly among those at the bottom of the income ladder. more
More Americans than forecast filed for unemployment benefits last week, representing a pause in the pace of labor-market improvement. more
Something remarkable happened in the recently concluded legislative session. For the first time in a long time, the governor's budget initiatives weren't dead on arrival. And a flood of new resources is being pumped into economic-development … more
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