All posts tagged "Economy"
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
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
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
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
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
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