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Economic Indicators
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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday released a nearly $9 billion budget proposal that targets increased state investment in education and workforce preparation, as well as economic … more
Construction employment rose in 190 out of 358 metropolitan areas over the year in December, including in the Providence-Warwick metro area, which saw jobs climb 2 percent, the Associated General Contractors of America reported Tuesday. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area increased over the year in December by 5.4 percent, while Rhode Island home prices climbed 4 percent during the same period, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Foreclosure petition filings in Massachusetts increased 118.2 percent to 1,224 in December from 561 in December 2014, The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, said Tuesday. more
U.S. workers and consumers (who are for the most part the same people) seem to be doing pretty well at the moment. more
(Updated 12:38 p.m.) Employers added more workers in February than projected but wages unexpectedly declined, dashing hopes that reduced slack in the labor market was starting to benefit all Americans. more
Jobless claims in the U.S. fell to 278,000 in the week ended Jan. 23, from 294,000 in the prior period, a report from the Labor Department showed on Thursday in Washington. more
Employment in the U.S. climbed and wages picked up in March, signs of labor-market durability in the face of lethargic global growth. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts declined again this week, falling 4 cents and 3 cents, respectively, according to AAA Northeast. more
Rhode Island’s economy continued to expand at a slow, but steady, rate in the second quarter, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Wednesday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
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