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Economic Indicators
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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined last week from a more than one-year high, as a plunge in New York returned claims to a level consistent with a firm labor market. more
Last month, we discussed the fun geeks were having with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s GDPNow. more
Purchasing managers at U.S. factories anticipate sales will grow 2.8 percent in 2016, down from the 4.1 percent they forecast in December, according to a survey by the Institute for Supply Management. more
Seventeen states, including Rhode Island, had total liabilities greater than the national aggregate of 14.8 percent of the 50 states’ personal income in 2013, according to data released Tuesday by The Pew Charitable Trusts in its Fiscal 50 report. more
The cost of living in the U.S. climbed in April by the most in three years an indication that inflation may be picking up toward the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
The Ocean State’s economy is picking up steam, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Monday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
After two weeks of increases, gasoline prices in Rhode Island fell a cent this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders held steady in May, signaling limited progress in residential real estate during the busy spring selling season, National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo data showed Monday. more
The state experienced a “very disappointing” first quarter as Rhode Island’s economy was “expanding, but barely,” said University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
Sales at retailers jumped in April by the most in a year, indicating consumer spending will help the U.S. economy recover from an early-year slowdown. more
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