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Economic Indicators
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The Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent in November, its third consecutive month-over-month decline and a two-tenths of a percentage point decline from the year prior. more
U.S. jobs continued to rise at a steady pace in October and wage gains accelerated, signs that the labor market and economy made steady progress at the start of the fourth quarter. 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
The overall vacancy rate for office space in downtown Providence increased last year, in large part due to consolidation of corporations and some defections to suburban office parks. In addition, the conversion of office buildings to … more
There is much discussion these days about employment, unemployment and what really matters in the job market when it comes to statistics. But let's not discuss all of that right away. Instead Rhode Islanders might take a moment to note that … more
The U.S. homeownership rate fell to the lowest in more than 50 years as rising prices put buying out of reach for many renters. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits increased to a five-week high, a sign that progress in the strongest part of the economy may be moderating. more
The number of Americans who filed for unemployment benefits last week rose from a three-month low, consistent with the Federal Reserve’s view of a stronger job market. more
After a prolonged, steady monthly decline, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate leveled off at 5.4 percent in February, unchanged from January, according to the latest report by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
The world’s largest currency union contains about 1.7 billion people and accounts for more than a third of global economic output. It also may be headed for a breakup – and that’s a risk to which policy makers everywhere should be paying a lot more attention. more
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