Updated October 27 at 3:27pm
Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island ranked 17th among states – and higher than any other New England state – for its 2.7 percent job growth over the last two years in advanced industries, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution released Thursday. more
(Updated 1:10 p.m.) The state awarded $4.2 million Monday through 47 capital grants for 45 arts, culture, heritage and public historic sites across the state. more
(Updated, 3:53 p.m.) Findings of a Bryant University study unveiled Monday at Quonset Business Park showed state and federal investments in the site have helped produce a thriving manufacturing industry for Rhode Island. more
Employment snapped back with a vengeance in October, wage growth accelerated and the jobless rate fell to 5 percent, boosting the odds that Federal Reserve policymakers will raise borrowing costs next month. more
June 2009 was the end of an era: The most painful downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s drew to a close, and economic healing got underway. more
The world’s largest economy expanded more than previously projected in the first quarter as improved performance in trade and business investment more than made up for weaker consumer spending. more
In the retirement security Olympics, it’s a sweep for northern Europe. Norway, Switzerland and Iceland won the top three spots in Natixis Global Asset Management’s fourth annual ranking, released Tuesday. more
(Updated 3:16 p.m.) Single-family home sales in Rhode Island jumped 25.1 percent in November compared with November 2014, marking the seventh consecutive month of double-digit sales growth, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
U.S. stocks slipped, tracking declines in European markets amid simmering concerns that Britain’s exit from the European Union will further weigh on tepid global growth. more
A giant housing-debt hangover has been one of the main culprits behind the U.S. economy’s lackluster recovery from the 2008 recession. In one encouraging sign, new data from the Federal Reserve suggest that American homeowners might finally be getting out from under it. more
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