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Economic Indicators
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The American consumer, missing in action for much of 2015, showed up in May. more
While there is no question that Rhode Island is recovering from the Great Recession, the pace is languid. For example, the Ocean State's gross state product, as measured by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, increased in real terms (that … more
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits remained below 300,000 for a 14th straight week, a sign of labor market strength that will help fuel U.S. growth. more
Royal Ahold NV is in the final stages of negotiation with Delhaize Group, indicating that a merger to create the fifth-biggest U.S. supermarket retailer is near. more
Consumer confidence improved in January to a three-month high as Americans grew more upbeat about the prospects for the economy, labor market and their incomes. more
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said stubbornly low inflation in the U.S. won’t persist with the economy near full employment. more
Service industries such as real-estate firms and restaurants unexpectedly grew at a faster pace in April as the biggest part of the U.S. economy picked up after a weak start to the year. more
Rhode Island Housing recently recognized real estate agent Nelson Esteves of RE/MAX Professionals of East Greenwich with the agency’s Realtor of the Quarter award for the fourth quarter of 2014. more
Wages and salaries advanced in the first quarter at the fastest pace since 2006, indicating American companies are having to offer bigger paychecks to attract skilled workers. more
Consumer confidence retreated more than forecast in April as Americans’ optimism about the outlook for the economy and employment waned. more
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