All posts tagged "Economy"

  • U.S. add jobs, unemployment rate stays flat
    State unemployment falls to 4.2 percent

    California’s unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent in April, down five percent year-over-year, as state employers added 39,300 non-agricultural jobs during that time, according to data. That was the lowest jobless rate recorded in the state since...

    • Posted May 22, 2018
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  • Black-Owned Business Keep Growing
    IE economy keeps growing

    Business activity in the Inland Empire grew 2.2 percent annualized rate during the first quarter of this year, according to a report released Friday. That virtually matched the growth of the gross domestic product during the same...

    • Posted May 14, 2018
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  • US jobs picture is good news/bad news
    U.S. economy nears full employment

    The national unemployment rate hit 3.9 percent in April as employers added 164,000 jobs, according to data released Friday. That was the lowest monthly employment rate since 2000, and it ended a string of 4.1 percent unemployment...

    • Posted May 7, 2018
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  • Economic conference scheduled
    Economist gives thumbs up to SBC economy

    San Bernardino County’s economy received a ringing endorsement Tuesday from one of the Inland Empire’s better-known economists. Like the U.S. economy, the county’s economy is enjoying a solid run of growth that shows no sign of slowing...

    • Posted May 3, 2018
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  • IE manufacturing stays hot

    Manufacturing in the Inland Empire continued to sizzle in April. The region’s purchasing managers index last month was 62.4, virtually unchanged from March, according to data released Tuesday by the Institute of Applied Research and Policy Analysis...

    • Posted May 2, 2018
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  • Jobs Report Considered a Mixed Bag
    State jobless rate stays low despite loss of jobs

    California’s unemployment rate remained at a record-low 4.3 percent in March, despite the loss of 7,200 non-agricultural jobs, according to data released Friday. Eight of the state’s 11 economic sectors lost jobs last month, including construction, which...

    • Posted April 23, 2018
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