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Economic Indicators
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The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose last week, maintaining a pattern of gains and losses around decade lows that signals firings remain muted. more
In the celebrated sci-fi comedy “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” a supercomputer determines that the answer to life, the Universe, and everything is the number 42. The really difficult task, however, is figuring out what the question was in the first place. more
The East Bay Edition of the R.I. Mini Maker Faire will be held Oct. 17 as a way to bring together established and beginning “makers” to celebrate do-it-yourself creativity and tinkering. more
(Updated 12:09 p.m.) Foreclosures fell 17 percent in Rhode Island in the second quarter, to 326 deeds filed, according to HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University. more
The Massachusetts economy is continuing its “robust expansion” as employment is growing at rates not seen since the late 1990s, according to the MassBenchmarks editorial board. more
Bay State home sales continued to rise in August, with a 16 percent year-over-year gain, the third consecutive month of double-digit increases, according to data released Tuesday by The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
Will the Federal Reserve raise interest rates by the end of the year? You get a very different answer depending on the source. more
Consumer confidence unexpectedly rose in September as persistent job gains helped Americans shake off the effects of tumbling stock prices. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 210th out of 358 metropolitan areas around the country for losing 0.4 percent of construction jobs year over year in August. more
The bond market isn’t buying what Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is selling on inflation. more
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