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Economic Indicators
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Fidelity Investments is well known as a financial services giant, one of the nation’s largest companies specializing in investment and retirement planning. In Rhode Island, 14 percent of the state’s population has a retirement plan at the company through their workplace. more
U.S. holiday shoppers spent more of their time last weekend online and less in line. more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly rose in January to the second-highest pace since early 2007, indicating the industry will keep prospering. more
Richard McIntyre, chair of the University of Rhode Island economics department, was recently named the prestigious Visiting Chair of the Americas fellow at the Institut des Ameriques in Rennes, France. What influenced you to focus your … more
Factory activity in February shrank less than forecast as gains in new orders and production provided signs that the beleaguered industry could soon stabilize. more
Janet Yellen’s big challenge next week is clear communication about a clouded outlook. more
Federal Reserve officials left interest rates unchanged and said they still expect to raise borrowing costs at a “gradual” pace while watching to see how the global economy and markets impact the U.S. outlook. more
Despite growing concerns that China’s economy is in trouble, the country’s currency is widely seen as a contender to oust the U.S. dollar from its dominant position in international trade. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders was unchanged at the start of year, indicating the residential real estate market was sustaining the steady progress made in 2015. more
A development team with national prominence has agreed to purchase two parcels of the I-195 Redevelopment District, as well as adjacent sites, and develop what is anticipated to be a 1.1-million square-foot mixed-use and bioscience center. more
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