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Economic Indicators
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Consumer confidence in September held at the lowest level since April, limited by a smaller share of Americans reporting gains in incomes. more
The cost of living in the U.S. rose more than projected in August on higher shelter and health-care prices, indicating that inflation continues to move closer to the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.6 percent in August, up one-tenth of one percentage point from July and down two-tenths of one percentage point from the year prior, reported the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
Ten percent, or 36,763, of all residential properties with a mortgage were in negative equity in the second quarter in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
Sales at U.S. retailers dropped more than forecast in August, indicating a pause in recent consumer-spending strength that has carried the economy. more
The number of applications for unemployment benefits barely rose last week, indicating employers remain comfortable with staffing levels. more
More and more older Americans are working longer. Women, new research suggests, are much of the reason why. more
More than half of Rhode Islanders who rent their homes or apartments are cost burdened, and one-third of homeowners are similarly strapped, which is diminishing their ability to spend money on other necessities. more
Rhode Island single-family home sales jumped 8.9 percent in July, marking the 15th consecutive month of positive year-over-year sales growth, The Warren Group said Tuesday. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate fell to 1.3 percent in July, a 16.2 percent drop compared with July 2015, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
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