All posts tagged "Economy"
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
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
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
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
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
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