Updated December 2 at 6:26pm
Economic Indicators
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Six weeks ago, TransCanada Corp. closed a deal to buy a power plant in Pennsylvania. The 704-megawatt Ironwood natural gas-fired power complex … more
Consumer confidence eased in the first half of March as lower-income Americans grew more concerned about prospects for the U.S. economy and higher gasoline prices. more
U.S. stocks rose, with gains in banks and drugmakers helping to turn the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index positive for the year as the gauge headed for its longest weekly winning streak since November. more
The index of U.S. leading economic indicators increased in February, reflecting continued signs of a healthy labor market. more
T.F. Green Airport saw its passenger count rise for the second month in a row in February, to 246,978 from 219,250 a year ago, a 12.7 percent increase. more
There is much discussion these days about employment, unemployment and what really matters in the job market when it comes to statistics. But let's not discuss all of that right away. Instead Rhode Islanders might take a moment to note that … more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, illustrating the Federal Reserve’s view of a stronger labor market. more
The world’s largest currency union contains about 1.7 billion people and accounts for more than a third of global economic output. It also may be headed for a breakup – and that’s a risk to which policy makers everywhere should be paying a lot more attention. more
Consumer prices in the U.S. excluding food and fuel climbed more than forecast in February for a second month, adding to signs inflation is moving closer to the Federal Reserve’s target. The overall cost of living fell amid cheaper fuel. more
As of January, Rhode Island has recovered 80.4 percent of the 39,800 jobs it lost during its recession from December 2006 to August 2009, the state Department of Labor and Training said Tuesday. more
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