Updated August 29 at 7:42am
Economic Indicators
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Employers added 215,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate held at a seven-year low of 5.3 percent, signs of further progress in the U.S. labor market that’s keeping the Federal Reserve on the path toward raising interest rates as soon as next month. more
New England had the third-lowest unemployment rate in June among the nine geographic divisions nationwide at 4.8 percent in June, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Employers are holding onto workers in anticipation of a falling U.S. jobless rate that would make it difficult to replace those let go. more
Consumer confidence declined for a fifth consecutive week as Americans grew less upbeat about their finances and whether it was a good time to shop. more
America’s service providers from retailers to real estate agencies sizzled in July. more
Capital Properties Inc. saw revenue and profit increase 9.6 percent and 27.6 percent, respectively, for the second quarter that ended June 30. more
The dollar fell from a four-month high after a private report showed July jobs growth was lower than forecast. more
Rhode Island ranked 41st among the states and the District of Columbia for its 2 percent year over year increase in single-family home prices in June, according to CoreLogic. more
Calling this the “worst economic expansion since World War II” is like saying the ebola virus is the worst cold you ever had. more
Economy-watchers trying to figure out when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates may want to pay attention to an indicator buried in a Monday report on factories. more
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