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Economic Indicators
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Employers added 173,000 workers in August and the jobless rate dropped to 5.1 percent, a level that the Federal Reserve considers to be full employment. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is asking the business community to "double down" its investment into the Ocean State economy, saying the state has garnered momentum and indicators are beginning to point in the right direction. But … more
New-home construction in the U.S. slumped more than projected in March, reflecting a broad-based retreat that showed the industry lost momentum heading into the busiest time of year. more
While the overall employment picture in the Ocean State has improved over the last year – the number of employed Rhode Islanders increased by 2,500 from March 2015 to March 2016, the unemployment rate fell to 5.4 percent from 6.3 percent, and the … more
Parents are getting ready to send their kids back to school early. more
Applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased last week to the highest level since February 2015, a sign progress in the U.S. job market is moderating. more
Companies added more workers in May than the prior month, a sign U.S. job growth is getting back on track after a slow start to the year, a private payrolls report showed. more
Consumer confidence fell to the lowest level since mid-December as Americans grew more pessimistic about the economy, their finances and the buying climate. more
It’s the one chart that keeps Stan Humphries up at night. more
America’s trade deficit shrank more than forecast in March as imports fell in percentage terms by the most in seven years and outpaced a decline in shipments overseas. more
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