Updated February 9 at 6:27pm
Economic Indicators
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Applications for U.S. jobless benefits remained below 300,000 for the 12th straight week, signaling the labor market remains firm even as the economy has been slow to rebound from a first-quarter slump. more
Consumer confidence unexpectedly increased in May from a four-month low as Americans grew more sanguine about the economy and the labor market. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed for unemployment benefits last week, a sign labor market momentum continues to strengthen. more
Bank of America Corp., Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are among 22 financial companies accused of colluding to manipulate auctions of U.S. Treasury securities in a lawsuit filed by investors. more
The American consumer, missing in action for much of 2015, showed up in May. more
While there is no question that Rhode Island is recovering from the Great Recession, the pace is languid. For example, the Ocean State's gross state product, as measured by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, increased in real terms (that … more
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits remained below 300,000 for a 14th straight week, a sign of labor market strength that will help fuel U.S. growth. more
Royal Ahold NV is in the final stages of negotiation with Delhaize Group, indicating that a merger to create the fifth-biggest U.S. supermarket retailer is near. 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
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said stubbornly low inflation in the U.S. won’t persist with the economy near full employment. more
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