The election of Donald Trump has led Beacon Economics to change its outlook for the nation from one of steady, if mediocre, expansion to one that includes huge 'unknowns' and the possibility of a recessionary period. View Beaconomics.
California added 31,200 jobs in the latest numbers, outpacing the nation as a whole once again. The state's unemployment rate held steady at 5.5%'s as the work force expanded by a sizable 90,900. See our new analysis at the Beacon Employment Report.
The value of California's export trade was down in the latest numbers but the drop is likely a one-month anomaly and the state's growth trajectory should continue. View Beacon Economics new analysis.
Employment and home prices are up across all of California's major metro regions. Are some markets reaching a saturation point? View our new editions of The Regional Outlook for the latest from San Diego to San Francisco.