California's export trade continued its late year growth trajectory in the most recent numbers, posting a 12.1% gain over the same time one year prior. View Beacon Economics new analysis.
Our latest forecasts for five of California's major metro areas has growth continuing but with a cool down occurring in some of the hottest spots. View our new editions of The Regional Outlook.
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% as the work force expanded by a sizable 90,900. See our new analysis at the Beacon Employment Report.