Updated July 29 at 11:30pm
Economic Indicators
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An “inauspicious start” to the fourth quarter is at least not as bad as it could be, as reflected in economic momentum in Rhode Island that slowed in October, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
Record warmth sent U.S. natural gas prices tumbling to a 10-year low as December appeared to be a bust for bulls. more
American Airlines will begin daily service between T.F. Green International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport starting in April. more
(Updated 12:01 p.m.) The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area climbed 31 spots to No. 95 in the Milken Institute’s 2015 Best-Performing Cities report, propelled by growth in wages and high-tech jobs. more
Retail sales climbed in November by the most in four months as American consumers put to work some of the money saved from the cheapest gasoline since early 2009. more
Consumer confidence stabilized last week after faltering since mid-October as Americans’ perceptions about the U.S. economy and the buying climate improved. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits jumped last week to a five-month high, interrupting steady labor-market progress. more
Single-family home sales climbed by a double-digit increase in October for the sixth consecutive month, led by Providence County sales, The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman said this week. more
Janet Yellen’s U.S. Federal Reserve shouldn’t raise interest rates next week, because doing so could jeopardize economic growth and worsen inequality, said Nobel laureate Eric Maskin. more
Providence is the third-worst city to retire, due to its lack of affordability, WalletHub said. more
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