Updated August 26 at 3:26pm
Economic Indicators
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Commodity producers and lenders led U.S. stocks lower, as the S&P 500 Index snapped its longest winning streak in three months, after comments from Bank of England Governor Mark Carney rekindled concerns that Britain’s exit from the European Union will further weigh on tepid global growth. more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said positive forces supporting U.S. job growth and higher inflation will still probably outweigh negative developments, calling additional gradual interest-rate increases appropriate without specifying their precise timing. more
Charging for trash collection, selling the public golf course, increasing the meal and beverage tax, asking more of non-tax-paying entities and renegotiating pension and health care agreements with city employees are just a few of several ideas being floated to help Providence fix its fiscal problems. more
Residential Properties Ltd. recently announced the sale of 13 Stone Tower Lane in Barrington, for $1,342,000. more
Service industries expanded in January at the slowest pace in nearly two years, raising the risk that persistent weakness in manufacturing is starting to creep into the rest of the U.S. economy. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, giving workers more reason to feel secure in their jobs. more
Partisan conflict among U.S. political leaders in 2016 is higher than any election year since at least 1984, offering another hurdle for the economy seven years after the last recession. more
A relief rally swept around the globe, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index capping its biggest two-day gain since 2009 and Chinese shares snapping a five-day losing streak. Oil jumped the most in over six years as the U.S. economy grew more than forecast in the second quarter. more
U.S. stocks rose, following their biggest gains since 2011, amid a rebound throughout global markets and as data showed the economy grew more than previously estimated. more
Manufacturing in the U.S. expanded in August at the slowest pace since May 2013 as anemic demand from emerging markets such as China translated into leaner factory order books. more
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