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Economic Indicators
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PROVIDENCE – Fall River's 8 percent jobless rate in December was the highest in the Providence metro area, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Warwick had the lowest at 4.1 percent, followed by Cranston at 4.8 percent. … more
The great American jobs machine keeps humming and inflation is finally stirring to life. Still, economists are split over how aggressively the Federal Reserve will signal its next interest-rate move when policy makers meet on March 15-16. more
In a matter of minutes on Tuesday, Donald Trump set fire to 30 years of Republican orthodoxy on trade. more
Fewer Federal Reserve officials expect the central bank to raise interest rates more than once this year, as policy makers gave a mixed picture of a U.S. economy where growth is picking up and job gains are slowing. more
This has been a very noisy few months in terms of the information that investors have to think about. The U.S elections have been a wild ride -- surprising and, in many ways, unprecedented. … more
PROVIDENCE – The Ocean State had the second-highest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in New England in April at 5.3 percent, behind only Connecticut at 5.7 percent, the state Department of Labor and Training said May 27. … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's foreclosure inventory rate fell to 1.5 percent in April, a 6 percent drop from April 2015, CoreLogic said on June 14. Rhode Island had 1,336 completed foreclosures for the 12 months ending in April, a 17.1 … 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
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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