Updated January 26 at 10:26am
Economic Indicators
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Business accolades, economic development, scenic restaurants and Rhode Island’s capital city took center stage in 2014, making the list of PBN.com’s most-read stories. more
U.S. stock-index futures declined, signaling benchmark gauges may fall from record levels, as investors consider valuations that are the highest since 2009. more
Registering a positive value of 75, Rhode Island’s economic momentum for July is providing a “glimmer of hope” in a year that has mostly disappointed to date, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro said Monday. more
The Ocean State is one the top 20 “booziest” states, according to a survey by Thrillest. more
(Updated, 11:45 a.m.) American employers hired fewer workers than forecast in August, and the jobless rate dropped because people left the workforce, bolstering those on the Federal Reserve who want to be more deliberate in removing monetary stimulus. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area added 600 construction jobs in August compared with August 2013, a 3 percent gain, placing the area at No. 158 in a ranking of 339 metropolitan areas by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Rhode Island remains in the top five states with the most mortgages delinquent by 90 days or more, according to data from Black Knight Financial Services’ Data and Analytics Division. more
U.S. stocks fluctuated, with benchmark indexes near all-time highs, as investors assessed data on labor, manufacturing and housing to gauge the strength of the American economy. more
Providence and East Providence received more than $8 million in housing grants, according to a news release from U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Reps. James R. Langevin and David N. Cicilline. more
(Updated, 12:35 p.m.) Investors betting the Federal Reserve will accelerate its timetable for an interest-rate increase may have to think again after Friday’s jobs report. more
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