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Economic Indicators
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America’s trade deficit shrank more than forecast in March as imports fell in percentage terms by the most in seven years and outpaced a decline in shipments overseas. more
Companies in April added fewer workers to U.S. payrolls than economists projected, signaling employment gains may have peaked, according to a private report. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area rose 4 percent year over year in March, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Rhode Island’s capital city has some of the most frugal residents in the nation thanks to their coupon use. more
Sports Authority Inc. may be worth so little that it can barely cover the cost of its bankruptcy. more
Rhode Island gasoline prices rose 7 cents from last week, marking the highest prices since early last fall, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Manufacturing expanded at a slower pace than forecast in April as factories continued to grapple with lax global demand and fallout from a weakened U.S. energy industry. more
Jobless rates were lower in March than a year earlier in 270 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, where it dropped to 6 percent from 6.9 percent. more
Rhode Islanders’ personal income grew 1.9 percent in fourth quarter 2015 compared with the prior year period, and 1.2 percent from fourth quarter 2007, the start of the Great Recession, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts. more
Consumer spending rose less than forecast in March, wrapping up the weakest quarter in a year for the biggest part of the U.S. economy even as incomes accelerated. more
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