All posts tagged "Economy"
Inland Empire economy should stay strong for awhile
Despite some rough spots, most notably in the housing market, the two-county region should stay relatively strong at least through the end of next year, according to a recent forecast. Let’s all hope a recent economic forecast...
- Posted November 5, 2018
IE manufacturing stays red hot
The Inland Empire’s manufacturing sector refuses to slow down. Last month’s purchasing managers index in Riverside and San Bernardino counties was 61.3, well above the 50 benchmark that determines whether manufacturing in the region is expanding or...
- Posted November 3, 2018
Inland retail continues to hum
Third quarter numbers are strong, as the market continues to move out of the shadow of its two very large neighbors. The Inland Empire retail market no longer plays second fiddle to Los Angeles and Orange counties....
- Posted October 29, 2018
State unemployment hits record low
California’s unemployment rate fell to a record low of 4.1 percent in September, according to data recently released. State employers added 13,200 non-agricultural jobs during the month, raising the state’s total jobs gain to more than three...
- Posted October 23, 2018
Holiday shopping outlook is bright
With low unemployment, spending should be solid this year, according to retailers and one local economist. All signs point to a strong holiday shopping season in 2018. The economy is strong, the stock market is performing reasonably...
- Posted October 22, 2018
IE manufacturing rolls along
Inland Empire manufacturing increased slightly during September, the 21st consecutive month that sector has expanded, according to data released Monday. The region’s purchasing managers index was 56.3, up from 54.5 in August, the Institute of Applied Research...
- Posted October 3, 2018