Updated May 23 at 11:16am
Economic Indicators
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Revenue is nearly 3 percent ahead of what was projected on a fiscal year-to-date basis through March, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
Consumer confidence improved in April to the second-highest level in more than eight years as Americans held more favorable views of the economic outlook and inflation. more
Passenger traffic declined nearly 3 percent year over year in March at T.F. Green Airport, the R.I. Airport Corp. reported Friday. more
(Updated 1:49 p.m.) The cost of living in the U.S. excluding food and fuel rose 0.2 percent in March for a third month, signaling inflation is starting to firm. more
(Updated 4:19 p.m.) Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dipped to 6.3 percent for March, a one-tenth of a percentage point drop from a revised 6.4 percent in February, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
Rhode Island was one of four New England states that saw sales of single-family homes increase year over year in February, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report on the economy. more
Fewer than 300,000 American workers filed applications for unemployment benefits for the sixth consecutive week, pointing to labor-market strength even as hiring cooled last month. more
The March rebound in U.S. retail sales was less impressive than economists forecast, signaling consumers are in no rush to spend the windfall from cheaper fuel prices. more
Americans are spending money again. More than you probably think. Shopping with the most spare cash since 2008, consumers are giving U.S. companies record sales for discretionary items as well as the biggest boost to their shares in 25 years. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory was 1.6 percent in February, slightly above the national average of 1.4 percent, according to CoreLogic. more
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