Updated September 29 at 8:40pm
Economic Indicators
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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
No matter what the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee does with its benchmark interest rate this week, or in the coming months, the challenge facing Fed Chair Janet Yellen is a complex one. The Fed is charged with keeping … more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, illustrating the Federal Reserve’s view of a stronger labor market. more
Providence Business News' semiannual Business Survey is now 8 years old, and while we would never tell our elected officials to write new laws based on its results, it wouldn't hurt them to take a peek at the results every six months. This … more
Online shoppers outnumbered their brick-and- mortar counterparts during U.S. retailers’ pivotal Black Friday weekend, underscoring the challenges facing American malls this holiday season as Amazon.com Inc. exerts more pressure. more
State general revenue collections crept up modestly in fiscal 2016, boosted by increases in revenue from income and sales taxes and user fees. more
Manufacturing in the U.S. contracted in December at the fastest pace in more than six years as factories, hobbled by sluggish global growth, cut staff at the end of 2015. more
American manufacturing remained stuck in neutral in October as factories struggled with dwindling overseas demand and well-stocked customers at home. more
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