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Comerica Bank’s California Index Climbing Steadily

Comerica Bank’s California Economic Activity Index increased by 1.3 percentage points in May to reach 131.0. May’s reading is 47 points, or 56 percent, above the index cyclical low of 84.1. The index averaged 122.4 points in 2016, two and … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s California Index Extends Gains

Comerica Bank’s California Economic Activity Index increased by 0.9 percentage points in April to reach 129.7. April’s reading is 46 points, or 54 percent, above the index cyclical low of 84.1. The index averaged 122.4 points in 2016, two and … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s California Index Extends Gains

Comerica Bank’s California Economic Activity Index increased by 0.8 percentage points in March to reach 128.7. March’s reading is 45 points, or 53 percent, above the index cyclical low of 84.1. The index averaged 122.4 points in 2016, two and … Continue reading

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California’s Aging Business Cycle and Trumponomics

The story for the California economy, now in its seventh year of economic expansion since the Great Recession, has remained relatively consistent over the past few years. The state is showing signs that it is maturing later into the economic … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s California Index Ticks Up

Comerica Bank’s California Economic Activity Index grew by 0.8 percentage points in February to reach 127.9. February’s reading is 44 points, or 52 percent, above the index cyclical low of 84.1. The index averaged 122.4 points in 2016, two and … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s California Index Improves

Comerica Bank’s California Economic Activity Index grew by 0.2 percentage points in January to a level of 127.0. January’s reading is 43 points, or 51 percent, above the index cyclical low of 84.1. The index averaged 122.4 points for all … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s California Index Up Slightly

Comerica Bank’s California Economic Activity Index improved by 0.1 percentage points in December to a level of 126.5. December’s reading is 42 points, or 51 percent, above the index cyclical low of 84.1. The index averaged 122.4 points for all … Continue reading

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Persistent Risks to California Manufacturing Employment

California employment growth moderated in 2016. Employment data showed that California total nonfarm payrolls were up by 2.0 percent, or 332,500 jobs, in the 12 months ending in December. The first read on full-year 2016 California jobs numbers is positive, … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s California Index Improves

Comerica Bank’s California Economic Activity Index grew by 0.9 percentage points in November to a level of 126.3. November’s reading is 42 points, or 50 percent, above the index cyclical low of 84.1. The index averaged 119.8 points for all … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s California Index Gains

Comerica Bank’s California Economic Activity Index grew by 1.1 percentage points in October to a level of 125.4. October’s reading is 41 points, or 49 percent, above the index cyclical low of 84.1. The index averaged 119.8 points for all … Continue reading

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