Updated December 4 at 12:26pm
Economic Indicators
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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits jumped last week to a five-month high, interrupting steady labor-market progress. more
Gasoline prices climbed 2 cents in Rhode Island and fell 2 cents in Massachusetts this week, according to AAA Northeast. more
Citing high employment rates, optimism and Small Business Saturday, a Rhode Island retail expert is projecting a prosperous holiday shopping season for the state’s businesses and retail sector. more
Rhode Island remained 48th nationally on the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity’s monthly Jobs & Opportunity Index report in October, and again is the last state in New England on the economic index. more
America’s workers may be finally in line for a decent raise. more
Rhode Island ranked 31st in the nation for its 0.6 percent construction job growth over the year in October, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
Rhode Island again ranks near the bottom in Forbes’ 11th annual list of the best and worst states for business. more
New-home construction in the U.S. rebounded in November, led by gains in single-family dwellings that signal the residential real estate industry will continue to support growth in the world’s largest economy. more
Business parks have traditionally been a place for offices. But that's changing – or has already – in many places, including Rhode Island, as businesses look for new ways to attract and retain talent, which forces business-park owners … more
The U.S. cost of living held steady in November, underscoring scant inflation that is well below the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
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