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Economic Indicators
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The rebound in fuel costs pushed up U.S. wholesale prices in May for a second month, overshadowing a drop in pricing power that signals inflation will take time to move toward the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Fewer Federal Reserve officials expect the central bank to raise interest rates more than once this year, as policy makers gave a mixed picture of a U.S. economy where growth is picking up and job gains are slowing. more
Retail sales rose more than forecast in May, showing consumer spending will help boost economic growth in the second quarter. more
Fitch Ratings Inc. affirmed a BBB+ rating with a stable outlook on $67.1 million in outstanding airport revenue debt issued by the R.I. Commerce Corp. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate fell to 1.5 percent in April, a 6 percent drop from April 2015, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Cash collections increased 1.7 percent when comparing the first 10 months of the fiscal year with the same period last year, but fell 5.5 percent when comparing April with April 2015. more
Gasoline prices remained the same this week in Rhode Island, but rose 2 cents in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
The state’s economic momentum in April “deteriorated noticeably,” said University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro in his latest Current Conditions Index. more
Landlords of retail properties should counter the threat from electronic commerce by turning to dining and entertainment to attract a younger generation of customers, according to MetLife Inc.’s asset manager. more
Confidence among American consumers in June eased from an almost one-year high as favorable views about personal finances were offset by concerns about the economy’s prospects. more
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