Updated September 30 at 6:30pm
Economic Indicators
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July was a “pleasant surprise” as economic growth measured by University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro’s current conditions index jumped 16 percentage points from June. more
U.S. stocks fell in the worst selloff since Britain voted to leave the European Union, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling almost 400 points after a Federal Reserve official signaled more willingness to raise interest rates. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren moved more firmly into the camp of hawkish policy makers, warning that waiting too long to raise interest rates threatened to overheat the U.S. economy and could risk financial stability. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Sept. 1 that the fiscal 2016 Preliminary Closing Statement, issued by the Department of Administration's Office of Accounts and Control, shows the state ended fiscal 2016 with a $167 million General … more
The Rhode Island economy contracted in the second quarter at an annualized rate of 1.2 percent, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Friday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
East Greenwich has the most expensive homes in the state, while Providence has the most affordable, according to a report from Coldwell Banker Real Estate released Thursday. more
(Updated 1:53 p.m.) The R.I. Hospitality Association hosted the 13th annual Economic Outlook breakfast on Thursday at the R.I. Convention Center, reporting “moderate growth” in the hospitality industry nationally and positive growth in the Rhode Island market. more
Americans’ moods steadied last week after a slight pullback as household finances improved and consumers felt better about making purchases, according to the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Index released Thursday. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly dropped to the lowest level in seven weeks, showing employers have little appetite to fire workers. more
Economic activity is increasing, but there are some signs of slowing growth, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report released Wednesday. more
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