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Economic Indicators
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The productivity of American workers unexpectedly declined for a third straight quarter, consistent with lackluster efficiency that’s characterized the economic expansion. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate was 1.4 percent in June, 9.6 percent lower than a year ago, but above the national rate of 1 percent, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Foreclosure petitions increased again in Massachusetts in June, rising 13.1 percent compared with June 2015, The Warren Group said this week. more
Rhode Island ranked 17th among states – and higher than any other New England state – for its 2.7 percent job growth over the last two years in advanced industries, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution released Thursday. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was among 228 out of 358 metro areas nationwide that experienced construction-employment growth over the year in June. more
The U.S. economy expanded more in the second quarter than previously estimated, reflecting a smaller drag from business spending on structures and equipment. more
The Massachusetts economy will continue to expand over the next six months “at a moderate pace,” but the tightening labor market and slower worldwide economic growth are expected to restrain growth, according to the MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area increased 5.3 percent over the year in June, according to Corelogic. more
Economics became a spectator sport in the "Freakonomics" era, and these days all eyes are on Massachusetts, a state that increased its minimum wage and still achieved one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country. What's its secret? more
Consumer purchases climbed a bit more than anticipated in June, exceeding a gain in incomes that prompted American households to tap into savings. more
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