Updated October 13 at 2:13pm
Economic Indicators
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Job openings climbed in November to the highest level in almost 14 years as the strengthening U.S. economy fueled demand for labor heading into year-end. more
The latest plan in Congress to cut business tax rates faces a major obstacle: U.S. businesses. more
Despite record snowfall and weak global economic conditions, the Massachusetts economy proved to be resilient in the first quarter, according to the MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index. more
The world’s largest economy sputtered to a near-halt in the first quarter, choked by a slump in U.S. business investment and exports that dimmed hopes for a meaningful short-term rebound. more
Jobless rates were lower in March than a year earlier in 358 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including Providence-Warwick-Fall River which saw its rate drop to 6.8 percent from 8.7 percent, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
With the Great Recession and the uncertainty of three to four years ago behind us, the region’s businesses seem poised to make major leaps forward. At least that is what this winter’s edition of the PBN Business Survey reveals. more
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza took a R.I. Public Transit Authority bus from his Silver Lake neighborhood on Tuesday morning to Kennedy Plaza for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the newly renovated transit hub. more
Factory production in the U.S. declined in February for a third consecutive month, signaling cutbacks in manufacturing will hold back economic growth this quarter. more
The index of U.S. leading indicators increased in December, extending its rise to four straight months, as the world’s largest economy expanded. more
The Greater Providence Board of Realtors has hired Donna M. Andrews as CEO. The board said that Andrews has been a Realtor for 10 years. more
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