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Local manufacturing back on track

Inland Empire Makes News in Manufacturing.001

The Inland Empire’s manufacturing sector is growing again. The region’s purchasing managers index for March was 62.4, up from 58.6 in February and the third consecutive month that number as been above 50, according to data released Monday by the Institute of Applied Research and Policy Analysis at Cal State …

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State adds jobs

California’s unemployment rate dropped to five percent in February, according to data released Friday. That marked eight consecutive months of job growth and was the lowest unemployment rate in the state since February 2007, the state Employment Development Department reported. The state also added 22,900 jobs in February, building on …

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Administration could help Inland Empire

That’s the opinion of one local economist, but another says California, under the new administration, could pay for being too Democratic. Meanwhile, one commercial real estate broker is pleased a true businessman is in the Oval Office.  How will the Inland Empire fare under the Trump Administration? That depends on …

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Inland Empire job market a mixed bag

Jobs Report Considered a Mixed Bag

The Inland Empire registered an unemployment rate of 5.6 percent in January, up from a revised 5.1 percent in December but down from 5.9 percent exactly one year earlier, according to data released Friday. California recorded a 5.5 percent unemployment rate during the first month of 2017, the state Employment …

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Another good month for Inland Empire manufacturing

The Inland Empire’s manufacturing sector is off to a good start in 2017. The two county region’s purchasing managers index was 58.6 in February, up from 56.8 in January, according to the Institute of Applied Research and Policy Analysis at Cal State San Bernardino, which released its latest monthly report …

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Economist: Trump not likely to be generous with California

California could fare badly during the next four years at the hands of the Trump Administration, the result of the state’s overwhelming support for Hillary Clinton last November, a local economist said Wednesday. The new administration won an unexpected victory last fall, a victory that turned out to be even …

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