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Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island single-family home sales jumped 17.2 percent in January, to 545 from 465 a year ago, marking the strongest January for sales in 11 years, according to The Warren Group. more
Fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, illustrating a healthy labor market that’s allowing workers to feel more secure in their job. more
Single-family home sales rose nearly 37 percent in February, making it the best February in a decade, according to The Warren Group. more
Rhode Islanders plan to spend an average of $52 on Valentine’s Day gifts this year, and while the amount isn’t as high as Kansas, where the average spending is expected to hit $117, it’s higher than New Hampshire, where it’s anticipated to reach only $31. more
The New England Economic Partnership economic forecast, detailed in this week's Op-Ed piece by Bryant University economist Edinaldo Tebaldi, predicts that while job growth will occur in Rhode Island over the next few years, it will be uneven across … more
Rhode Island ranked next-to-last in the nation for its lack of construction employment growth over the 12 months that ended Sept. 30, the Associated General Contractors of America said Tuesday. more
The outlook for U.S. natural gas’s recovery got worse this week and you can blame the usual suspects: weather and record inventories. more
Revenue is ahead of projections by 2.5 percent for the first four months of the fiscal year, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
Initial jobless claims in the U.S. continued to hover around four-decade lows last week as the labor market strengthens toward full employment. more
Cash sales in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area declined in August to 24.4 percent of total home sales, a 2.4 percentage point decrease when compared with the prior-year period, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
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