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Economic Indicators
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The cost of living in the U.S. rose in July at the slowest pace in three months, casting doubt on how quickly inflation will return toward the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Cash sales accounted for 32 percent of home sales in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area in May, according to CoreLogic. more
Home builders’ confidence in the U.S. climbed in August to the highest level in almost a decade, while manufacturing in one region slumped. more
In case you needed more evidence that getting a college degree is generally a good idea, Georgetown University is out with a new report that underscores how important a diploma has been in this recovery. more
An oft-heard complaint is that Rhode Island's public sector spends too much money, with poor results. But that is not always the case. For instance, according to usgovernmentspending.com, the Ocean State ranks No. 13 for the highest health … more
Factory production rose more than economists forecast in July as automobile assembly jumped to the highest since 1978, indicating American manufacturing is regaining its footing after a slowdown. more
Confidence among U.S. consumers eased for a second month in August as households braced for an increase in interest rates that could slow growth. more
Connecticut’s Mohegan Tribe, which own the Mohegan Sun casino, hasn’t been able to complete a $53 million bond sale as competition for investors in the high-yield municipal debt market increases. more
Sales at U.S. retailers rose in July on growing demand for everything from cars to clothing, and a decline the previous month was wiped away, signaling consumers are propelling growth in the world’s largest economy. more
Both Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate and serious delinquency rate exceeded national rates in June, according to data released this week by CoreLogic. more
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