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Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island single-family home sales fell 8 percent in August compared with the same period last year, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Thursday. more
(Updated, 5:12 p.m.) Rhode Island’s unemployment rate dropped to 8.3 percent in April from 8.7 in March, according to seasonally adjusted data provided by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. The U.S. unemployment rate dipped to 6.3 percent in April from 6.7 percent in March. more
Economic growth continued in the third quarter, but the pace was not as fast, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator, which showed growth at 2.3 percent in the third quarter, compared with 3 percent in the second quarter, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Monday. more
HealthSource RI is reporting that nearly 5,000 new customers have signed up for the state’s health benefits exchange. more
The Rhode Island unemployment rate has dropped to 7.9 percent in June, its lowest level since July of 2008, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. Nationally, however, the Rhode Island unemployment rate remains 1.8 percent higher than the U.S. average of 6.1 percent for June. more
The winning candidates in the fall elections may inherit a healthier economy than their campaign slogans suggest. more
Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport fell 6.2 percent in March compared with the same period last year, dropping from 335,578 total passengers in March 2013 to 314,784 last month, according to numbers released Tuesday by the R.I. Airport Corporation. more
The JC Penney store at the Providence Place Mall is among 40 underperforming stores that the company is closing across the country. more
Santander Bank, N.A. has committed a total of $1.3 million in grants to support low- and moderate-income neighborhoods in the city. more
Rhode Island communities made no progress toward increasing the affordability of housing last year, HousingWorks Rhode Island at Roger Williams University said Friday in its annual Fact Book. more
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