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Economic Indicators
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(Updated 2:21 p.m.) Rhode Islanders filing unemployment claims are being advised by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training that the Unemployment Insurance Call Center is experiencing one of its busiest stretches of the year due to a seasonal influx. more
Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts are home to some of the best small cities in America, according to WalletHub’s latest report. 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
Rhode Island’s economic momentum not only slowed this January compared with last year, it had been slowing during 2015 more than originally thought, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
Every state in the nation has a wage gap between what women and men are paid. Rhode Island ranks 15th best for its 18-cent wage gap, according to an analysis released this week from the National Partnership for Women & Families. more
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.6 percent in September from August, and similarly unmoved from the September 2015 rate, according to a Thursday release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Rhode Island ranked 47th in the nation for its lack of construction job growth over the year in December, according to the Associated General Contractors, which released data Tuesday. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area climbed 6 percent year over year in February, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Cash collections increased 5.4 percent, or $33.1 million, to $651 million in the first two months of the fiscal year, the R.I. Department of Revenue said this week. more
Rhode Island has the 10th highest first-mortgage write-off rate in the nation at 4.5 basis points, Equifax Inc. said Wednesday. more
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