Updated May 23 at 11:16am
Economic Indicators
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BOSTON – Massachusetts added 1,200 jobs in October for a total preliminary estimate of 3,424,600, according to the Mass. Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. The October total unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6 percent. more
Despite a sluggish start to holiday-season spending, some local business owners have seen solid increases in sales, giving weight to a recent survey placing Providence in the top 20 best local shopping destinations in the country. more
Two Rhode Island banks posted a higher return on assets than the national average for the first quarter of 2014, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s Quarterly Banking Profile. more
U.S. drivers will have some extra money in their pockets this holiday season as gasoline futures tumbling below $2 a gallon mean lower prices at the pump. more
Passenger traffic declined again in October at T.F. Green Airport, recording 314,052 travelers, a drop of 6 percent compared with 334,587 in October 2013, according to information released by the R.I. Airport Corporation on Friday. more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators rose 0.4 percent in May to 126.8 from 126.3 in April, the second consecutive month of gains in the state’s economic indicator index produced by Providence Business News and e-forecasting.com. more
Rhode Island single-family home sales rose 5 percent in October and the median price of those sales spiked 14 percent compared with the same period last year, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Wednesday. more
(Updated, 11:45 a.m.) American employers hired fewer workers than forecast in August, and the jobless rate dropped because people left the workforce, bolstering those on the Federal Reserve who want to be more deliberate in removing monetary stimulus. more
Walgreen Co., the largest U.S. drugstore chain, and CVS Health’s CVS/pharmacy unit settled a dispute over a patented technology that lets customers refill prescriptions with mobile-phone scanners. more
Rhode Island remains in the top five states with the most mortgages delinquent by 90 days or more, according to data from Black Knight Financial Services’ Data and Analytics Division. more
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