Category Archives: SF Bay Area Employment Trends

Danger!

No laser involved (see picture below)… just plain old employment data for the San Francisco Bay Area. The danger: Total current Bay Area employment is 70,400 below the recent peak figure of 4,036,900. Oh my! Lions and tigers and bears. … Continue reading

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A Gray Day… in California

Where’s the Sunshine? Well, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)… “Total nonfarm payroll employment (U.S.) increased by 235,000 in February (2017), and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics … Continue reading

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Graceful

It’s another Friday… a real winter Friday here in Sunny California. Luckily, for us drought-weary folks, it’s a rainy winter day with moments of sunshine thrown in. The clouds are flowing by in a graceful way. Not like that uber-darkness … Continue reading

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Thankful

So thankful this year is coming to a close. Need a free tip? Stay healthy! Employment health? Not so much either. The “seasonally adjusted” employment figure for California looks okay but November 2016 is a repeat of 2015 with a … Continue reading

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August, Ah, But a Memory

Finally got my hands on August 2016 SF Bay Area Median Home Price Data. Most of the nine Bay Area counties have seen median price declines since June when the Bay Area median figure hit an all-time high. I keep … Continue reading

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Vintage Data

San Francisco Bay Area employment data for August 2016 is summarized here. It was vintage “high-tech rules” in August with Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Francisco Counties showing employment gains along with a seasonal/harvest-time boost for Napa while the … Continue reading

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July 2016 Home Price and Employment Data

The Bay Area will slap you down just when you think you’re getting a handle on it… July 2016 labor force and employment figures took a big jump upward after a prolonged period of hum drum. Digging down a little … Continue reading

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