Updated February 21 at 12:28am
Economic Indicators
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Partisan conflict among U.S. political leaders in 2016 is higher than any election year since at least 1984, offering another hurdle for the economy seven years after the last recession. more
Be it the weather, reduced beach fees, strengthening economy or just an outlier year, beachgoers are out in droves this year and the tourism sector is benefiting in Rhode Island. From May through July, the number of beachgoers to visit … more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was little changed last week, holding near four-decade lows that highlight strength in the job market. more
Rhode Island has the 10th highest first-mortgage write-off rate in the nation at 4.5 basis points, Equifax Inc. said Wednesday. more
The Ocean State has the 22nd-lowest mortgage closing costs in the United States, according to a Bankrate.com report released this week. more
(Updated 9:06 a.m.) The failure of Delta Air Lines Inc.’s worldwide computer network this week spotlights the vulnerability of the information systems sustaining the biggest U.S. carriers, each of which has contended with major disruptions during the last year. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate was 1.4 percent in June, 9.6 percent lower than a year ago, but above the national rate of 1 percent, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
The productivity of American workers unexpectedly declined for a third straight quarter, consistent with lackluster efficiency that’s characterized the economic expansion. more
A pair of better than expected non-farm payrolls reports affirms that the U.S. economy doesn't have a new problem, that is, a rapid slowdown in job growth — just the same old one: sluggish productivity. more
Delta Air Lines Inc. struggled to restart its worldwide operations after a computer failure halted flights for hours and grounded thousands of passengers. more
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