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Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island’s economy experienced positive growth in the fourth quarter, but is showing signs of weakness, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Tuesday. more
Mortgage rates in the U.S. jumped from a 20- month low as the job market gained momentum. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area ranked No. 153 among 339 metropolitan areas around the nation in November in terms of construction employment with 4 percent year-over-year growth, according to information released Tuesday by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Paul G. Afonso recently was named to Utilidata’s board of directors. Afonso is the former chairman of the Massachusetts Public Utilities Commission. more
The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics released an economic summary for the Providence area recently showing that while it may still have a jobless rate that is higher than the national average, occupations generally pay more. more
United Natural Foods Inc., a national distributor of natural, organic and specialty food products, reached record sales of nearly $2 billion during its first quarter of 2015, according to company President and CEO Steven Spinner. more
Almost four years to the day from the last time it occurred, gasoline prices in the Ocean State have fallen below $3 per gallon, according to AAA Southern New England. more
Rhode Island’s largest county – Providence – reported a 2.2 percent wage gain in the 2014 second quarter, ranking it No. 123 among the 339 largest counties in the country, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Rhode Island’s gross domestic product grew 1.4 percent in real terms in 2013, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, ranking the Ocean State 33rd in the country for economic growth during the year. more
U.S. stocks rose, extending a record for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as Federal Reserve comments spurred optimism that the economic recovery will accelerate. more
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