All posts tagged "Economy"
Inland manufacturing drops, but still manages to break even
The Inland Empire’s manufacturing sector settled for a tie in August. The region’s purchasing managers index last month was 50, meaning manufacturing neither expanded nor contracted last month, according to the Institute of Applied Research and Policy...
- Posted September 11, 2019
State logs 113 consecutive months of job growth
California added nearly 20,000 non-agricultural jobs in July, the 113th consecutive month the state has experienced job expansion, according to data released Friday. The states’s unemployment rate fell to a near-record low of 4.1 percent, thanks mostly...
- Posted August 20, 2019
Inland manufacturing bounces back
Well, that didn’t take long. Only one month after the Inland Empire’s purchasing managers index fell below 50 for the first time in more than two years, the much-watched statistic came roaring back, according a report released...
- Posted August 5, 2019
Nervous time for Inland Empire manufacturing
For the first time in nearly two and a half years, the region’s purchasing managers index has fallen below 50. The next two reports will determine if that was an aberration or a trend. For at least...
- Posted July 15, 2019
IE job growth slows
Job growth in the Inland Empire slowed during the second quarter, just as it did statewide, according to a report. From May 2018 to May 2019, non-agricultural employment in Riverside and San Bernardino counties increased a modest...
- Posted July 11, 2019
Inland manufacturing shows signs of slowing
The streak is over. For the first time in 29 months, the Inland Empire’s purchasing managers index in June fell below 50, the baseline that determines whether manufacturing is expanding or contracting, according to data released this...
- Posted July 6, 2019