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Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island has the 10th highest first-mortgage write-off rate in the nation at 4.5 basis points, Equifax Inc. said Wednesday. more
Last month, we discussed the fun geeks were having with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s GDPNow. more
Jobless claims last week hovered around four-decade lows, showing the labor market remains the strongest part of the U.S. economy. more
(Updated 9:52 a.m.) The cost of living in the U.S. excluding food and fuel rose in May, propelled by rising rents. more
Single-family home sales in Rhode Island continued to strengthen in August, with a 14.5 percent increase in volume. more
(Updated 12:50 p.m.) Rhode Island is one of several states facing “muted revenue growth” in 2016, Moody’s Investors Service said Friday in its report “States – US: State Tax Revenues Still Growing, but at a Slower Pace.” more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked among the 10 worst metropolitan areas for small-business growth in the United States, losing 625 small businesses over the four-year period measured by the American City Business Journals. more
(Updated 12:01 p.m.) The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area climbed 31 spots to No. 95 in the Milken Institute’s 2015 Best-Performing Cities report, propelled by growth in wages and high-tech jobs. more
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in almost a decade in a widely telegraphed move while signaling that the pace of subsequent increases will be “gradual” and in line with previous projections. more
(Updated 9:06 a.m.) The failure of Delta Air Lines Inc.’s worldwide computer network this week spotlights the vulnerability of the information systems sustaining the biggest U.S. carriers, each of which has contended with major disruptions during the last year. more
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