It was a weak month for job gains in California but despite that, the state's unemployment rate dropped to the lowest point it has been since 2001. See our new analysis at the Beacon Employment Report.
With high demand coming from Hong Kong, South Korea, and France, California's export trade industry solidified a stong first quarter with an 8.4% year-over-year increase in the value of shipments in March. View Beacon Economics new analysis at the California Trade Report.
California's diverse regions are still in growth mode but housing affordability is a burgeoning problem from north to south. View our new outlooks for five of Califonia's largest regional economies at The Regional Outlook.
Accurately forecasting the U.S. and California economies continues to be hampered by the enormous uncertainties and turmoil surrounding President Trump’s administration. View our new outlook for the nation and state.