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Economic Indicators
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen offered a subtle change to her outlook from less than a week ago, saying she and her colleagues were on watch for whether, rather than when, the U.S. economy would show clear signs of improvement. more
FALL RIVER – The city's unemployment rate dropped again in May, to 6.2 percent, down from 7 percent in April and a reduction from 9.5 percent in January. With the reduction, Fall River is tied for eighth-highest unemployment in the state. … more
In case you needed more evidence that getting a college degree is generally a good idea, Georgetown University is out with a new report that underscores how important a diploma has been in this recovery. more
Employers in April added the fewest number of workers in seven months and the U.S. jobless rate held steady as subdued economic growth prompted a more moderate rate of hiring. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders held in March at a nine-month low as sales prospects waned, a sign the housing market may be struggling to accelerate as the spring- selling season approaches. more
PROVIDENCE – The Ocean State's economy is picking up steam, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released May 16 by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public … more
Consumer confidence slumped in February as households grew more concerned about the outlook for the economy and jobs. more
Principal of Sweeney Real Estate and Appraisal discusses office-space trends. more
BOSTON – Massachusetts home sales increased 10.3 percent, and condominium sales climbed 16.5 percent, in November, The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, said last week. A total of 4,011 single-family homes were sold in … more
PROVIDENCE – One of the most popular New Year's resolutions is "to get a better job," according to Wallet-Hub, but apparently Providence isn't the best place to look for one. The personal finance website said that Providence is the … more
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