Updated January 21 at 6:25pm
Economic Indicators
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Greenville has the healthiest housing market in Rhode Island, according to SmartAsset’s second annual Healthiest Housing Markets Study released last week. more
Companies in September added the fewest number of workers in five months, showing the labor market is cooling after strong gains for much of this year, data from the ADP Research Institute in Roseland, N.J., showed Wednesday. more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.4 percent in May, unchanged from the revised April rate, but seven-tenths of a percentage point lower than it was in May 2015, the state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. more
The most Americans since June filed for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, indicating a possible pause in progress in the labor market. more
Cash purchases of homes in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area continued to fall in March, reaching 23.6 percent of all sales, a 9.2 percentage point decrease from a year earlier. more
Global markets buckled as Britain’s vote to leave the European Union drove the pound to the lowest in more than 30 years and wiped about $3 trillion from stock market values while sparking demand for haven assets from U.S. Treasuries to gold. more
It's become a favorite holiday tradition around these parts: wait for the National Retail Federation annual holiday spending forecast each October, then write a few choice words about why their forecast track record is even worse. more
The Rhode Islanders I know are doers — successful business owners, technology entrepreneurs, community advocates and passionate educators. more
Rhode Island homeless assistance programs have received nearly $6 million in Continuum of Care grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Tuesday. more
The U.S. Federal Reserve faces a tough task in figuring out how best to respond to a highly unusual economic recovery. As chair Janet Yellen noted in a recent speech, it could use some help from academia. more
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