All posts tagged "Economy"

  • U.S. add jobs, unemployment rate stays flat
    Slight uptick in state jobless rate

    California’s unemployment rate increased to 4.2 percent in January, as the state added only 3,000 jobs during the first month of the year. That represented a slight increase from a  revise 4.1 percent in December, according to...

    • Posted March 12, 2019
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  • Jobs report could be bad for IE
    Study says the Inland Empire isn’t creating enough good jobs

    The report, by a renowned think tank, says that trend must be reversed if the region’s economy is to keep growing. The Inland Empire produces its share of jobs, but not enough that provide middle-class wages, benefits...

    • Posted March 11, 2019
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  • Inland Manufacturing No Longer Growing
    Orders drop, but IE manufacturing remains strong

    Manufacturing in the Inland Empire continued to expand in February despite a sharp drop in new orders, according to a report. The region’s purchasing managers index was 53.9, a slight drop from January but still above 50,...

    • Posted March 5, 2019
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  • Report says California will keep adding jobs

    California’s economy will add approximately 320,000 jobs in 2019 and again in 2020, according to a forecast released this week. That job growth will result in the state’s unemployment rate declining to 3.7 percent and 3.4 percent,...

    • Posted February 23, 2019
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  • Inland manufacturing still up, but employment down

    Manufacturing in the Inland Empire has now expanded for more than two years without interruption. The region’s purchasing managers index in January was 53.3, higher than the 50 benchmark that determines whether manufacturing is getting stronger or...

    • Posted February 9, 2019
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  • Unemployment, Jobs Both Rise
    State unemployment edges up

    California’s unemployment rate rose to 4.2 percent in December, despite state employers adding an estimated 24,500 non-agricultural jobs to their payrolls, according to data.  The state employment rate was essentially unchanged from November, when it was 4.1...

    • Posted January 22, 2019
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