California posted strong employment gains in the latest numbers despite the ongoing drought and a slight contraction in the state's labor market. See our complete analysis at the Beacon Employment Report.
California's diverse regional economies are taking full part in the state's ongoing recovery. See our latest forecasts for six major regions from San Francisco to San Diego. View The Regional Outlook now.
West Coast exports falterd somewhat in the most recent numbers. A strong dollar and languid economic conditions across much of the globe are two of the primary causes. View Beacon Economics new analysis of recent trade activity in California, Oregon, and Washington.
Domestic demand - from consumers to businesses - will push economic growth in the U.S. and California to higher levels in 2015, and lead to even better numbers in 2016. Visit Beaconomics to see our latest outlook for the nation and California.