Updated February 6 at 12:25pm
Economic Indicators
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Sales of previously owned U.S. homes fell more than forecast in August, representing a pause in momentum this year for residential real estate. more
A survey of more than 1,500 firms found 71 percent of construction companies plan to expand their payrolls this year, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
In the battle for holiday toy spending, the empire has the upper hand. At least that’s the view in the stock market. more
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January dropped to 6.5 percent, three-tenths of a percentage point lower than December 2014, according to the latest report from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Something to watch for this earnings season: The number of companies that eschew the use of generally accepted accounting principles, commonly called GAAP. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped again to 6.3 percent in February, its lowest level in eight years, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training reported. That's a two-tenths of a percentage point … more
Job openings climbed in January, pointing to sustained gains in the U.S. labor market after the best year of hiring since 1999. more
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
Wholesale prices in the U.S. fell more than forecast in January, led by plunging energy costs and signaling inflation remains tame even as the economy is expanding. more
Sales at U.S. retailers were little changed in April, starting the second quarter on a weak note as Americans remained reluctant to splurge. more
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