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Economic Indicators
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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
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly increased in November to the strongest level since early 2007, ahead of a jump in borrowing costs, National Association of Realtors data showed Wednesday. more
Here lies the IPO market of 2016, the quietest year for listings since the financial crisis. 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
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose more than expected to a six-month high last week, potentially reflecting seasonal swings in a still-healthy labor market. more
The cost of living in the U.S. rose for a fourth straight month, adding to signs that inflation is approaching the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Taking a cue from a Brookings Institution report that called for more involvement from top-level CEOS, four business leaders have joined forces to create the Partnership for Rhode Island, focusing on economic growth in the Ocean State. more
CVS Pharmacy has removed partially hydrogenated oils, which are the primary source of artificial trans fats in processed foods, from all its store food product brands, the company announced Wednesday. more
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