US economy accelerates and lifts Dow to 18K

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The U.S. economy grew at a 5 percent annual rate last quarter, the fastest since 2003…

SF Controller: job and real estate strong

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Job and residential real estate markets in SF remain strong…

November job gains surge to nearly 3 year high

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A burst of U.S. hiring in November – the most in nearly three years – added 321,000 jobs…

California job market’s forecast looks good

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EDD said California will add 2.4 million jobs in the next eight years…

Despite job gains, US worker pay remains stagnant

US jobless rate fell to 5.8 percent, but the average hourly pay of workers rose only slightly…

Marin, San Mateo counties have Bay Area’s lowest jobless rates

Marin and San Mateo counties had the lowest unemployment rates in the Bay Area in September…

Surge of hiring cuts US jobless rate to 5.9%

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U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September and helped drive down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent…

Dow tops 17,000 after strong jobs report

The Dow Jones industrial average crossing 17,000 for the first time on Thursday…

Bay Area unemployment increases slightly in January

Unemployment rates in the Bay Area increased slightly from December to January despite jobless numbers decreasing nationwide…