Updated August 31 at 12:30am
Economic Indicators
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Consumer spending advanced for a fourth straight month in July, bolstered by stronger income gains, sending the biggest part of the U.S. economy to a solid third-quarter start, Commerce Department figures showed Monday in Washington. more
“Joe six-pack gets a raise,” proclaim Bank of America Merrill Lynch economists Emanuella Enenajor and Lisa Berlin, commenting on the biggest source of upward pressure on U.S. wages in 2016. more
(Updated 4:42 p.m.) Global stocks added to losses that have them poised for the worst month in more than three years on fresh concern China’s efforts to prop up its markets will fail. U.S. equities pared declines as crude rallied to a one-month high. more
Household spending climbed more than forecast in August and incomes also rose as the biggest part of the U.S. economy continued to power past a global slowdown. more
More than half of business owners expect to make a significant, "transformational" change for their companies in the next three years, and 63 percent are without an exit strategy. That's according to a new report done by U.S. Trust, Bank of … more
For months, Federal Reserve officials have pledged that this rate hiking cycle will be gradual and data-dependent. After they finally lifted rates for the first time in almost a decade last month, market participants and economists have focused on just what that means. more
Rhode Island is one of the top states where people are likely to live paycheck to paycheck, according to GOBankingRates.com. more
Sam’s Clubs stores in Warwick, Fall River and Seekonk are closed today as part of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s plan to shutter 269 stores, including 154 stores in the United States. more
Rhode Island again is one of the least tax-friendly states, according to Kiplinger’s. more
(Updated 2:21 p.m.) Rhode Islanders filing unemployment claims are being advised by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training that the Unemployment Insurance Call Center is experiencing one of its busiest stretches of the year due to a seasonal influx. more
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