Monday , April 12 2021

Economy

Inland manufacturing stays solid

Inland Empire manufacturing performed the same in March as it did in February, and that’s good news. The region’s purchasing managers index was 64.3 last month, virtually unchanged from February’s 63.9 and well above the 50 benchmark that determines whether manufacturing is expanding or contracting, the Institute of Applied Research …

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State adds 141,000 jobs

California’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in February, as state employers added an estimated non-agricultural 141,000 jobs. The state’s 8.5 unemployment rate last month was a 0.5 percent decline from February, well above the national rate of 6.2 percent, according to data released today by the California Employment Development Department. February’s …

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