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Economic Indicators
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Rhode Island ranked 29th nationally and third in New England for its economic growth of 1.2 percent in 2014, according to data released Wednesday by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis. more
Wages and salaries advanced in the first quarter at the fastest pace since 2006, indicating American companies are having to offer bigger paychecks to attract skilled workers. more
Job openings in the U.S. increased to the highest level in more than 14 years, showing the labor market was solidifying gains even as the economy emerged from a first-quarter funk. more
Completed foreclosures in Rhode Island fell 6.8 percent year over year for the 12 months through April to 1,566, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Small companies in the U.S. see wages continuing to grow in coming months after a net 25 percent said they recently boosted worker compensation. more
The share of workers who wish they were working more but can’t land full-time jobs might remain elevated even as the economy improves, new research suggests. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator index increased in April to 131.3, one-tenth of a percentage point higher than in March, according to Providence Business News and e-forecasting.com. more
With his entry into the Democratic presidential-nomination sweepstakes, former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee invites scrutiny of his record as the state's chief executive. Instead, he has started his campaign by calling for re-engagement with the … more
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston head said last week that he doesn't necessarily support claims that the region's slower-than-expected economic growth this year can be attributed to a harsh winter. The Boston Business Journal reported … more
Payrolls climbed in May by the most in five months and worker pay accelerated, showing companies were upbeat about the U.S. economy’s prospects after an early-year slump. more
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