Updated July 24 at 11:30pm
Economic Indicators
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Confidence among U.S. consumers eased for a second month in August as households braced for an increase in interest rates that could slow growth. 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
Twin River Casino debuted 16 poker tables on Thursday on its second floor. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose more than forecast to an eight-week high, representing a pause in a trend of more muted firings. more
The economy in the U.S. expanded at a slower pace in the third quarter as companies took advantage of gains in consumer and business spending to reduce bloated stockpiles. more
Hotel tax collections grew 7.3 percent year over year in June, and meal and beverage tax collections increased 6.6 percent, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
Cash collections increased 6.2 percent to $370.2 million in July, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island fell 5 cents, and dropped 7 cents in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
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