Updated September 27 at 11:19pm
Economic Indicators
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The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is just days away, and while a number of corporate executives are expecting athletes' glory to rub off on their companies, others are telling shareholders to prepare for a tough quarter. more
The Massachusetts economy will continue to expand over the next six months “at a moderate pace,” but the tightening labor market and slower worldwide economic growth are expected to restrain growth, according to the MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index. more
Consumer confidence slid in July from the prior month on dimmer views of the U.S. economy’s prospects and lingering concerns among higher-income earners about global market conditions. more
The U.S. economy expanded less than forecast in the second quarter after a weaker start to the year than previously estimated as companies slimmed down inventories and remained wary of investing amid shaky global demand. more
The U.S. homeownership rate fell to the lowest in more than 50 years as rising prices put buying out of reach for many renters. more
Foreclosure and mortgage delinquency rates decreased in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area and in Rhode Island in May, following national trends. more
The number of Americans who filed for unemployment benefits last week rose from a three-month low, consistent with the Federal Reserve’s view of a stronger job market. more
Residential Properties Ltd. has recorded the highest sale on the East Side of Providence this year, selling the historic Frederick E. and Albina Bodell house for $3.8 million. This is the second-highest sale ever recorded on the East Side, according to the Multiple Listing Service. more
For the first time since 2009, all sectors of the economy are chugging along at normal rates: The housing industry pulled out of its nosedive, the government sector ended its downturn, and as of this quarter, the industrial recession is over. more
The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged while saying risks to the U.S. economy have subsided and the labor market is getting tighter, suggesting conditions are getting more favorable for an increase in borrowing costs. more
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