Updated August 30 at 12:30am
Economic Indicators
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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
The state’s economy “improved” to a neutral value of 50 in May, reported University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro in his latest Current Conditions Index, but shows a “troubling trend” of not exceeding that value in three months. more
Residential sales activity began to moderate in June from previous highs, possibly reflecting tighter inventory of houses listed for sale, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Auto sales accelerated more than expected in September, aided by cheap credit, good deals and relatively low gasoline prices. The annualized rate reached the fastest pace in more than 10 years. more
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