All posts tagged "Economy"

  • 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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  • Inland Empire manufacturing is on a roll

    The sector has been growing for 15 consecutive months, one of its longest streaks ever. One reason might be President Trump’s tax cuts, which appear to have increased the business community’s confidence in the economy. Earlier this...

    • Posted April 16, 2018
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  • Unemployment, Jobs Both Rise
    Economy continues to add jobs

    The  U.S. economy added 103,000 non-agricultural jobs in March, a solid number but below the jobs numbers posted in recent months, according to data released Friday. Unemployment was at 4.1 percent – a 17-year low – for...

    • Posted April 9, 2018
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