California has surpassed the employment peak it set in July 2007 and has now reached a record level of employment. Read Beacon Economics' analysis of the new EDD numbers and view coverage in the Los Angeles Times.
California's merchandise export trade totaled $14.23 billion in May, up 7.4% over May 2013, and once again outpacing the nation overall. View Beacon Economics' new analysis.
California's regional economies are showing strong growth in vital indicators from consumer spending to jobs to home prices. View our new forecasts for six of the state's largest regional economies.
U.S. economic growth will be above 3% in 2014, according to our latest forecast. And despite last year's partisan gridlock, growth in the final two quarters of 2013 averaged over 3.5%. Visit Beaconomics to see our new outlook for the nation and California.
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