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Economic Indicators
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Consumer sentiment climbed more than forecast in November as Americans took heart in lower interest rates and store discounts. more
Sales at U.S. retailers rose less than forecast in October as consumers pocketed the money saved after fueling up their cars. more
In its second time reporting quarterly results following completion of the merger of GTECH and IGT, International Game Technology PLC posted net income of $9 million, or 4 cents per diluted share, in the third quarter, compared with profit of $73.9 million, or 44 cents per diluted share, a year ago. more
Consumer confidence steadied after declining for the previous three weeks as Americans’ views toward spending improved by the most in five months. more
Applications for unemployment benefits were unchanged in the first week of November, signaling employers with a healthier appetite for hiring are also holding the line on firings. more
Black Friday’s death has been greatly exaggerated before. This year, not so much. more
The dollar had its worst day in November after climbing to the highest level in more than a decade as traders consider the timing and pace of interest-rate increases by the Federal Reserve. more
Rhode Island’s fiscal 2013 total tax collections were 14th highest in the country when measured on personal income and per capita, at $111.18 per $1,000, and $5,132, respectively, according to the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council’s annual report, “How Rhode Island Revenues Compare.” more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate was 1.9 percent in September, unchanged from a year ago, but slightly above the national rate of 1.2 percent, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said encouraging U.S. economic data coupled with emerging signs of risk taking by some investors make it appropriate for the central bank to consider raising interest rates as soon as next month, while moving gradually thereafter. more
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