Updated May 23 at 11:26pm
Economic Indicators
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A majority of credit cards in the U.S. now contain a chip designed to add more security -- yet most payment terminals at retailers can’t read the new technology. more
Sales at U.S. retailers unexpectedly fell in March, raising concern consumer spending is losing momentum. more
Every state in the nation has a wage gap between what women and men are paid. Rhode Island ranks 15th best for its 18-cent wage gap, according to an analysis released this week from the National Partnership for Women & Families. more
A prolonged period of slow growth has left the global economy more exposed to negative shocks and raised the risk that the world will slide into stagnation, the IMF warned. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate was 1.7 percent in February, a 2.5 percent drop from the prior year, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Rhode Island gasoline prices are unchanged from last week, ending a five-week streak of escalating prices, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
There hasn’t been much good news in U.S. corporate profits since they began sliding a year ago -- until now. more
Rhode Island’s economic growth in February was “tepid at best,” according to Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
Here’s one key takeaway from the Commerce Department’s report Friday on February wholesale inventories: There’s going to be a much bigger drag on first-quarter U.S. gross domestic product from diminished stockpiling than most economists forecast before the report. more
Rhode Island’s third-largest city also is one of the best in the country for women in the workforce. more
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