Updated December 1 at 3:01pm
Economic Indicators
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Confidence among U.S. homebuilders decreased in February to the lowest level in four months as winter weather prevented some prospective buyers from touring new developments. more
In a ranking of the 15 worst states for state income taxes, Rhode Island did not make the list, but two of its New England neighbors did – Maine and Massachusetts. more
Rhode Island’s economy experienced positive growth in the fourth quarter, but is showing signs of weakness, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Tuesday. more
United Airlines had the second-highest number of consumer complaints of the 12 largest airline carriers in the country last year, while Southwest Airlines had the second-fewest, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. more
For the second week in a row, gasoline prices increased in Rhode Island and Massachusetts after months of declines. more
Rhode Island’s economic momentum picked up speed in December, improving the economic picture as 2015 begins, said Leonard Lardaro, an economist with the University of Rhode Island on Monday. more
Consumer confidence fell in February as gas prices started to rise from a six-year low and damped Americans’ optimism about the economy. more
There’s a lot riding on Valentine’s Day for romantics trying to woo their sweethearts - and for the U.S. economy, too. more
Rhode Island ranks among the worst states for job creation, according to Gallup’s annual ranking of state job markets in 2014. more
The city of Fall River had the highest jobless rate in December of the four cities in the metro area at 9.3 percent, even though it declined 3.4 percentage points from a year ago, according to information released Thursday for the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
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