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Economic Indicators
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The U.S. consumer and Chinese industrial sector have been two powerhouses of global growth in the new millennium. more
The Providence metropolitan area ranked 25th among the 40 largest metro areas in the nation for its year-over-year home price growth of 4.4 percent in November, Black Knight Financial Services said Monday. more
The latest national annual “assets and opportunity” scorecard ranks Rhode Island 35th in outcomes, despite a ranking of 8th in policy measures, according to a report by the Corporation for Enterprise Development released Monday. more
It wouldn’t take much to look at the performance of markets these days and draw the conclusion that investors deem a U.S. recession as all but inevitable. A deeper dive finds a more benign scenario. more
Is slow economic growth here to stay? Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Ben Leubsdorf reports that this may be the case. more
No matter what the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee does with its benchmark interest rate this week, or in the coming months, the challenge facing Fed Chair Janet Yellen is a complex one. The Fed is charged with keeping … more
A development team with national prominence has agreed to purchase two parcels of the I-195 Redevelopment District, as well as adjacent sites, and develop what is anticipated to be a 1.1-million square-foot mixed-use and bioscience center. more
Purchases of previously owned U.S. homes rose more than projected in December, helped in part by warmer weather and wrapping up the best year since 2006. more
The unemployment rate in Rhode Island hovered at 5.1 percent, one-tenth of a percentage point higher than the national average of 5 percent in December, having fallen from November’s rate of 5.2 percent, according to figures released by the state Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
Janet Yellen’s big challenge next week is clear communication about a clouded outlook. more
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