Updated November 28 at 6:25pm
Economic Indicators
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Officials will gather on Monday to celebrate a $7.5 million federal grant that will be used to help train unemployed Rhode Islanders so they can land jobs in the information technology field. more
Americans’ confidence rose in December to an almost eight-year high, pointing to a pickup in holiday-related purchases. more
Job openings in the U.S. rose to the highest level since 2001 as employers faced improving demand for their goods and services. more
The Markit Economics final index of U.S. manufacturing decreased to an 11-month low of 53.9 in December from 54.8 a month earlier, the London-based group said today. more
The average price of self-serve, unleaded gasoline is $2.38 in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts, thanks to price jumps in each state of 8 and 12 cents, respectively, over the last week, according to AAA Northeast’s weekly cost survey. more
WASHINGTON - Companies added more than 200,000 workers to payrolls in January for a fifth consecutive month, signaling steady labor market growth, according to a private payrolls report. The … more
WASHINGTON - Orders for American-made durable goods unexpectedly dropped in February as manufacturers absorbed the damage inflicted by a rising dollar and slumping energy production. Bookings for … more
Consumer confidence stabilized after falling a record nine straight weeks as Americans became less downbeat about the economy. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area was among 344 out of 387 metropolitan areas that had April jobless rates lower than they were a year earlier at 5.5 percent, a drop of 2.2 percentage points from April 2014, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
The slowest going in 13 months for service providers including retailers and restaurants indicates a weaker pace for the U.S. recovery from a first-quarter contraction. more
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