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Economic Indicators
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A sharper decline in U.S. railroad cargo this quarter points to weak spots in the U.S. economy as a strong dollar crimps exports, retailers whittle down excess inventory and energy investment stalls. more
The index of U.S. leading economic indicators decreased in January for a second month, reflecting a slump in stock prices as well as a pickup in jobless claims that has since reversed. more
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly declined last week to a three-month low, signaling durability in the labor market. more
Personal spending barely increased in February and the prior month’s advance was revised down as Americans saved more of their incomes. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island fell 3 cents from last week, but were unchanged in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
Bad news for renters in the Providence metro and in Rhode Island. more
Consumer confidence in the U.S. last week reached a three-month high, driven by a more upbeat assessment of the world’s largest economy. more
Sales at U.S. retailers declined in December to wrap the weakest year since 2009, raising concern about the momentum in consumer spending heading into 2016. more
Household spending cooled in December as Americans used gains in incomes to boost their savings. more
Consumer confidence stabilized last week after faltering since mid-October as Americans’ perceptions about the U.S. economy and the buying climate improved. more
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