Updated April 25 at 4:56pm
Economic Indicators
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U.S. retailers’ first-quarter earnings are trailing analysts’ estimates by the widest margin in 13 years after bad weather and weak spending by lower-income consumers intensified competition. more
U.S. stocks fluctuated with the Dow Jones Industrial Average near a record as investors dissected earnings, while data showed higher jobless claims and consumer spending. more
Single-family home sales in Massachusetts fell 2.3 percent to 3,427 sales in April compared with 3,508 sales during the same month last year, real estate data tracking firm The Warren Group reported Wednesday. more
In a ranking of 350 of the nation’s largest cities, Rhode Island has one of the least diversified economies, coming in at No. 337 on the list, according to a study by WalletHub. more
At the Port of Davisville in North Kingstown, 250,000 cars will arrive by ship, rail and truck from major auto manufacturers this year, making it one of the nation’s top unloading spots for auto imports. more
January’s economic momentum sagged – an inauspicious start to 2015, Leonard Lardaro, an economist with the University of Rhode Island, said Monday. more
Consumer confidence fell more than forecast in February as the initial elation over the drop in fuel prices waned and Americans grew less optimistic about prospects for employment and income. more
An improving job market is the driving force behind a rebound in American consumer confidence that will probably help propel faster economic growth in 2015. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory was 1.7 percent in December, a half a percentage point drop from a year ago, according to data firm CoreLogic. more
Cash collections rose 4.1 percent during the first seven months of the fiscal year, and also increased 0.4 percent in January compared with the same period a year ago, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
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