Updated January 16 at 10:16am
Economic Indicators
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First-time jobless claims unexpectedly fell last week and the number of Americans already receiving benefits tumbled to an almost 16-year low, consistent with a healthy labor market. more
Purchases of previously owned U.S. homes rose more than projected in March, indicating resilience in demand heading into the spring selling season. more
Revenue was $25.3 million more, or 1.1 percent higher, than what was expected through the first nine months of the fiscal year, the state Department of Revenue said Friday. more
Cash sales in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area fell 9.1 percentage points over the year to 22.8 percent of total home sales in January, CoreLogic reported Friday. more
The Limited closed all 250 of its stores around the country this past weekend, including the store at Providence Place mall. more
Rhode Island is the fourth-most expensive state to get married, according to Thumbtack, with an average cost of $15,233. more
Lisa Aragon just couldn’t get the headhunter to take no for an answer. Five times in a month, she turned down enticements, including higher pay and four weeks of paid vacation. more
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to a level that’s consistent with steady improvement in the labor market. more
Hedge funds are attempting to buy the dip, according to the latest client flows data from Bank of America Merrill Lynch. more
Is slow economic growth here to stay? Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Ben Leubsdorf reports that this may be the case. more
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