Updated February 27 at 4:27pm
Economic Indicators
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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
This year’s Independence Day weekend gasoline prices were the most expensive since 2008. At $3.75 per gallon of self-serve, regular unleaded gas, Rhode Islanders are paying 15 cents more than last year. more
Job openings rose in May to the highest level in almost seven years, a sign the U.S labor market will help boost economic growth in the second half of this year. more
U.S. stocks fell a second day from record levels, with the Nasdaq Composite Index tumbling the most since April, as investors sold Internet and biotechnology shares before the start of earnings season. more
U.S. stocks rose following a two-day selloff, as Alcoa Inc. rallied after earnings topped estimates and investors awaited minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting. more
The number of contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes jumped in May by the most in more than four years, a sign the residential-real estate market is rebounding after a slow start to the year. more
U.S. stocks were little changed after the Standard & Poor’s 500 closed at a record Wednesday as the Federal Reserve promised to keep interest rates low amid signs of an economic recovery. more
Gains in manufacturing are helping power the U.S. out of the winter doldrums, while homebuilding shows signs of lagging behind. more
Industrial production climbed more than forecast in May, a sign gains in manufacturing are supporting growth as the U.S. economy picks up. more
If the insatiable demand for bonds has upended the models you use to value them, you’re not alone. more
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