Updated March 5 at 5:39pm
Economic Indicators
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Treasuries rose in the biggest weekly gain in almost two years as unrest in Ukraine drove investors to the safety of U.S. government debt. more
Construction employment in Rhode Island rose 1.9 percent in February compared with the same period last year, adding 300 jobs for a total of 16,400 jobs, the Associated General Contractors of America reported Friday. more
Sources confirmed Friday that Cape Wind Associates LLC has ended payments and an existing lease agreement option with Quonset Business Park in North Kingstown. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits held last week near the lowest level in almost four months, a sign the labor market continues to strengthen. more
(Updated, 10 a.m.) August’s hotel tax collections increased 22 percent over July’s collections, and nearly 9 percent above collections for the same time a year ago, according to data released Monday by the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
Rhode Island’s economic outlook improved over the last year, but “significant uncertainties and challenges” continue to face the Ocean State, according to a report from the New England Economic Partnership. more
Rhode Island’s jobless rate remained the highest in New England and the third highest in the nation in October at 7.4 percent, according to information from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Manufacturing in the U.S. expanded at a faster pace in March as gains in production and orders showed the industry was mending at the close of a winter-depressed first quarter. more
Banco Santander SA named JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s T. Timothy Ryan as the non-executive chairman of U.S. operations as Spain’s largest bank reshapes leadership. more
When tensions over the Black Sea confrontation fell last week, global markets rallied to multiyear highs. In the United States, the S&P 500 closed at an all-time high of 1873.91. Other markets set new multiyear or all-time highs as well. The world is breaking out. more
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