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Economic Indicators
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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
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was little changed last week, holding near four-decade lows that highlight strength in the job market. more
Consumer confidence retreated more than forecast in April as Americans’ optimism about the outlook for the economy and employment waned. more
Factory production fell more than forecast in May, reflecting declining output of vehicles and business equipment that show U.S. manufacturing is still hobbled by weak global demand. more
The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged while saying risks to the U.S. economy have subsided and the labor market is getting tighter, suggesting conditions are getting more favorable for an increase in borrowing costs. more
Purchases of new U.S. homes slumped in September to a 10-month low, disrupting a trend of steady improvement this year in the industry. more
President Barack Obama said Friday that the U.S. respects the decision of U.K. voters to leave the European Union, and that the “special relationship” between the countries would endure. more
Rhode Island economic momentum was buoyed by “a bit of a rebound” in November, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
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