All posts tagged "Economy"
State unemployment holds at 3.9 percent
California’s unemployment rate held steady in December at 3.9 percent, according to data. The state added 12,600 non-agricultural jobs during December, the 118th consecutive month California has added jobs, the state Employment Development Department reported. The December...
- Posted January 28, 2020
IE apartment rent growth in top 10 nationally
Inland Empire apartment rents grew 4.2 percent during the fourth quarter of 2019, the seventh-largest year-over-year increase of any major U.S, market, a report stated. Phoenix topped the list at 8.1 percent, followed by Las Vegas at...
- Posted January 21, 2020
IE manufacturing ends 2019 on upswing
Inland Empire manufacturing ended 2019 on a solid note, according to data. The region’s purchasing managers index for December was 53.6, up slightly from November and comfortably above 50, the number that determines whether manufacturing is expanding...
- Posted January 8, 2020
Report: IE posts strong job growth
The Inland Empire has experienced stronger job growth during the past year than the United States, California and nearby metropolitan areas in Southern California, according to data. The Inland region’s one-year job growth as of October was...
- Posted January 6, 2020
Inland economy looks strong heading into 2020
Possible trade wars are the closest thing to a cloud on the economic horizon. More slow but steady growth in business activity, a pattern that’s been in place for several years, is the likely scenario for the...
- Posted December 16, 2019
Solid start to holiday shopping season
Just under 190 million U.S. consumers shopped at least once from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, a record, the National Retail Federation announced Wednesday. That was a 14 percent increase compared with last year, when nearly 168...
- Posted December 7, 2019