Updated October 25 at 6:28pm
Economic Indicators
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Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport rose 3.3 percent in May, to 324,393 from 314,068 in May 2015, the R.I. Airport Corporation said Tuesday. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren moved more firmly into the camp of hawkish policy makers, warning that waiting too long to raise interest rates threatened to overheat the U.S. economy and could risk financial stability. more
(Updated 1:53 p.m.) The R.I. Hospitality Association hosted the 13th annual Economic Outlook breakfast on Thursday at the R.I. Convention Center, reporting “moderate growth” in the hospitality industry nationally and positive growth in the Rhode Island market. more
U.S. workers and consumers seem to be doing pretty well at the moment. Businesses, not so much. We've been hearing a lot over the past decade-plus, though, about the diverging fortunes of U.S.-based corporations and U.S.-based people. The … more
On Morningside Drive in North Kingstown, developer Hugh Fisher raised his voice to be heard over the clanging sounds of active home construction. He described the diversity of families who have moved into the new development, or are waiting to move. … more
Rhode Island’s capital city is the fifth-highest in the nation for income inequality, behind Boston, New Orleans, Atlanta and Cincinnati, according to a report from The Brookings Institution. more
(Updated 2:56 p.m.) Americans’ incomes jumped in 2015 by the most since the last recession and the poverty rate fell, signs of U.S. economic health that could potentially boost Democratic candidates this year. more
Americans’ moods steadied last week after a slight pullback as household finances improved and consumers felt better about making purchases, according to the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Index released Thursday. more
(Updated 11:38 a.m.) Rhode Island’s total state and local government expenditures exceeded all New England states except Vermont when measured on a personal income basis, but were fourth highest when measured on a per capita basis, according to the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
The U.S. cost of living was little changed in July, a sign subdued inflationary pressures will give Federal Reserve policymakers reason to keep interest rates low. more
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