Updated June 30 at 11:30am
Economic Indicators
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Fewer Americans than forecast filed for unemployment benefits last week, adding to evidence that the labor market is healthy and stable. more
Job openings unexpectedly rose in April to match the highest level since records began in 2000, showing underlying demand in the labor market ahead of a sharp deceleration in payrolls last month, according to the Labor Department. more
The statewide annual economic impact of the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth is $466 million, including the creation of an additional 2,255 jobs beyond the campus – a nearly seven to one return on investment – according to a recent report published by the Donahue Institute, UMass’ economic research unit. more
Financial markets barely shuddered after Greek voters rejected austerity demands, with the euro slipping less than 0.5 percent and U.S. stocks paring losses, in a sign investors see the crisis there as contained for now. more
Rhode Island ranked 41st among the states and the District of Columbia for its 2 percent year over year increase in single-family home prices in June, according to CoreLogic. more
Fidelity Investments is well known as a financial services giant, one of the nation’s largest companies specializing in investment and retirement planning. In Rhode Island, 14 percent of the state’s population has a retirement plan at the company through their workplace. more
U.S. holiday shoppers spent more of their time last weekend online and less in line. more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly rose in January to the second-highest pace since early 2007, indicating the industry will keep prospering. more
Sales of single-family homes continued a yearlong rise in Rhode Island, growing 34.7 percent in April when compared with April 2015, according to data released Friday by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Factory activity in February shrank less than forecast as gains in new orders and production provided signs that the beleaguered industry could soon stabilize. more
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