Updated July 29 at 11:30pm
Economic Indicators
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Construction employment fell 0.6 percent in Rhode Island in June, to 16,800 from 16,900 in June 2015, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Consumer sentiment declined in September to the lowest level in year as Americans anticipated a weaker economy in face of a global slowdown and turbulent financial markets. more
According to Goldman Sachs Group Inc., now is not the time to buy stocks. The firm says it expects there to be a pullback of as much as 10 percent in the S&P 500 before it makes a comeback to 2,100 later this year. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders dropped in February to a nine-month low as potential buyers stayed away, interrupting the steady progress residential real estate had built over the course of 2015. more
Rhode Island has the fifth-highest tax rates in the nation, according to WalletHub’s latest study. more
Some U.S. drivers may soon see a new expense at the gas pump: the cost of taking the global-warming fight on the road. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George has resumed her advocacy for interest-rate increases, citing the June rebound in U.S. hiring as a key reason to push rates further above zero. more
A relief rally is spreading around the globe, with Chinese shares snapping a five-day losing streak. The dollar strengthened and stocks extended gains after the U.S. economy grew more than forecast in the second quarter. more
The Providence metropolitan area had the third-highest year-over-year increase in home sales in the nation in November at 14.7 percent, according to Redfin, a real estate brokerage firm. more
Providence may be one of the worst housing markets in the country, but it’s also one of the best communities in Rhode Island to sell a home, according to separate studies. more
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