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Economic Indicators
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The cost of living in the U.S. climbed for a fifth month on the back of shelter and fuel prices, pushing inflation closer to the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Purchases of new U.S. homes in September stayed close to an almost nine-year high, showing residential real estate was maintaining momentum heading into the quieter selling season. more
Rhode Island should prepare for a substantial boost in 2017. That's the conclusion to be drawn from the Winter 2017 PBN Business Survey. Nearly 80 percent of respondents to three questions in PBN's biannual survey of the region's … more
Gasoline prices fell 3 cents in Rhode Island and 1 cent in Massachusetts this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
The fewest Americans in almost 44 years filed applications to collect unemployment benefits last week, indicating the job market continues to power forward. more
The latest AAA Northeast gasoline price survey showed slight but opposite movement in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Ocean State motorists faced a 1 cent per gallon increase over the year, while Bay State drivers saw the price decline 1 cent per gallon. more
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams said the U.S. economy appears to be weathering cooler global growth and he repeated that the central bank will raise interest rates at a gradual pace. more
As the vaunted Trump reflation trade continued to wobble this week, politics took most of the blame. For a growing number of strategists, the reason is far simpler -- inflation may have peaked. more
Companies in April added fewer workers to U.S. payrolls than economists projected, signaling employment gains may have peaked, according to a private report. more
Consumer confidence retreated in February from a 13-year high, as Americans tempered expectations of their finances and the economy. more
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