Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp takes a look at today's U.S. jobs report and what the numbers mean for wage growth and interest rates looking ahead.
Economic & Employment News
Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers her perspective on what the presidential election's unexpected outcome might mean for the economy and housing market.
November 3, 2016 • Posted in Economic & Employment News
Bay Area employees have enjoyed larger wage gains over the past year than workers in other top-tier American metro areas, and the positions with the most income growth may come as a surprise to many local residents.
October 27, 2016 • Posted in Economic & Employment News
Both in spite of and because of its pricey housing market, San Francisco ranks as the best city in America for accumulating wealth.
October 25, 2016 • Posted in Economic & Employment News
Although California created only half the number of jobs in September as it did in August, the economy is still running strong, with Bay Area unemployment rates once again dropping across the board.
September 27, 2016 • Posted in Economic & Employment News
Unemployment rates improved in every Bay Area county last month, with California’s economy adding substantially more jobs than it did in July.
Tech-based economies like the Bay Area are among the fastest-growing in the U.S. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers her take on the current state and future of the California economy, now the world's sixth largest.
Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp weighs in on the just-released August U.S. employment numbers.
August 23, 2016 • Posted in Economic & Employment News
California’s economic growth once again showed strength and resilience in July, adding 36,400 new jobs according to the state Employment Development Department's latest jobs report. The numbers are in line with average monthly gains of 37,800 over the past year and are better than any other state in the U.S.
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