All posts tagged "Economy"
IE business stays strong
Business in Riverside and San Bernardino counties grew steadily during the second quarter, a trend that is expected to last through the end of this year, according to a report. The region’s Business Activity Index during that...
- Posted August 18, 2018
Another strong month local manufacturing
The Inland Empire’s manufacturing sector stayed red hot in July, according to data released Wednesday. The region’s purchasing managers index was 61.1, up from 58.8 in June, the Institute of Applied Research and Policy Analysis at Cal...
- Posted August 4, 2018
State job growth slows
California added a mere 800 jobs in June, a huge drop from the two preceding months. That was the major downside in the jobs report released by the state Employment Development Department. The upside was that California’s...
- Posted July 23, 2018
State’s economy stalls
California’s economy slowed a little in May, as employers added only 5,500 jobs, according to data. Still, unemployment held at 4.2 percent, a record low, the state’s Employment Development Department reported. That marked a considerable downturn, when...
- Posted June 19, 2018
National unemployment hits 18-year low
The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent in May, the lowest rate recorded in 18 years. Employers nationwide added 223,000 jobs, while average hourly pay rose 2.7 percent, slightly less than it grew in April, the...
- Posted June 4, 2018
Inland manufacturing keeps growing
Manufacturing in the Inland Empire kept growing in May, according to data released Friday. The region’s purchasing managers index last month was 60.3, down from the 62.4 recorded in April but still well above the 50 benchmark...
- Posted June 2, 2018