All posts tagged "Economy"
Manufacturing stays up, despite drop in new orders
There was good news and not-so-good news in the Inland Empire’s September purchasing managers index, which was released Monday. First, the good news: the index was a solid 55, the ninth consecutive month the index was above...
- Posted October 3, 2017
Report predicts job growth for California
Employment in California should grow 1.1 percent this year, followed by .9 percent growth in each of the next two years, according to a report released Wednesday. Payrolls statewide are expected to grow at about the same...
- Posted September 28, 2017
2017 should be a good year for holiday hiring
Target and Macy’s have announced they will hire 180,000 seasonal workers combined, and other major retailers are expected to follow suit between now and Christmas. In the Inland Empire, retail-oriented distribution and fulfillment centers should do their...
- Posted September 25, 2017
Report: Hispanics now the majority in IE
Hispanics now make up a majority of the Inland Empire’s population, a federal agency has reported. Fifty point five percent of the population in Riverside and San Bernardino counties is now Hispanic, according to the U.S Census...
- Posted September 19, 2017
IE adds jobs
The Inland Empire added 6,800 non-agricultural jobs in August, according to data released Friday. Construction jobs were up 1,200, education and heath care added 800 jobs and the financial sector added 500 positions, the state employment development...
- Posted September 18, 2017
IE manufacturing keeps growing
Manufacturing in the Inland Empire continued to grow during August. The region’s purchasing managers index was 61 last month, up from 58.3 in July, according to data released Tuesday by the Institute of Applied Research and Policy...
- Posted September 6, 2017