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Economic Indicators
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BOSTON – The Mass. Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development last week said that the state added 3,700 jobs in June, edging the total unemployment down 0.1 of a percentage point to 5.5 percent from the May rate. more
Foreclosure starts in Massachusetts nearly doubled in June, according to The Warren Group’s report released Wednesday. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly dropped last week to the lowest level in more than eight years. more
Twenty-nine percent of all Rhode Island homes were in serious negative equity during the second quarter, the fourth-highest rate in the country, according to a RealtyTrac report released Thursday. more
U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index extending a record, as Facebook Inc. rallied on higher sales and growth in global manufacturing offset a drop in home sales. more
Second-quarter sales of single-family homes in Rhode Island fell 4.4 percent compared with the same period in 2013, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Wednesday. more
The Northeast regional Consumer Price Index rose 1.9 percent on a nonseasonally adjusted basis during the 12 months ended in June, a somewhat less significant increase than the 2.1 percent jump in consumer prices nationally, according to a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
U.S. stocks fell, after the biggest Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rally since April, as concern that tension in Ukraine could lead to deeper sanctions kept investors on the sidelines before major companies report earnings. more
U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rebounding from its biggest drop since April, as Google Inc. advanced and concerns eased over crises in the Ukraine and Middle East. more
U.S. stocks rose for a fourth day as investors speculated the European Central Bank will boost economic stimulus and Apple Inc. forecast record sales. more
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