Updated February 10 at 6:25pm
Economic Indicators
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(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
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
Shopping centers and malls in the Providence area have one of the nation’s highest vacancy rates for anchor stores, according to an analysis by Pitney Bowes and the Directory of Major Malls. 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
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level in more than nine months, a sign harsh winter weather may be stalling the job market’s progress. more
The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank more than 420 points as a selloff in Chinese equities spread around the world amid renewed concern that growth there is slowing at the same time that manufacturing in the U.S. decelerated. A flareup in tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran added to geopolitical unease. more
The R.I. Convention Center Authority’s three facilities generated more than $717.6 million for the local economy over a five-year period, according to an economic impact study released Friday. more
Consumer confidence unexpectedly declined in November to the lowest level in more than a year as Americans grew less enthusiastic about the labor-market outlook. more
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