U.S. Retail Sales Update: May 2021 June 15, 2021

U.S. retail sales dropped by 1.3% from April to May (seasonally adjusted), but sales remain elevated, with 14% growth over the last 6 months.

California Venture Capital Funding, 1st Quarter 2021 June 10, 2021

California companies raised $30.1 billion of venture capital funding in the 1st quarter, a new record.

California New Business Creation: May 2021 June 10, 2021

New business creation in California continues to run well ahead of typical levels.

Building Permits Update: April 2021 June 9, 2021

California builders recorded nearly 11,000 housing permits in April, more than double last April's total.

Income Tax Withholding Tracker: May 1 - May 28 May 28, 2021

California income tax withholding in May was 29.4 percent above last May, when serious pandemic restrictions were in effect.

New Business Creation by Sector May 27, 2021

New business formation has been especially high in the retail and transportation sectors over the past ten months. 

April 2021 Jobs Report May 21, 2021

California employers added an estimated 101,800 jobs in April, the third straight month over 100,000. 

Home Prices Update: April 2021 May 20, 2021

California home prices continue to soar, and are now up 12.5 percent over the past 12 months.

Home Sales Update: April 2021 May 19, 2021

California's home sales surge continues, as April's total was the second highest of any month since 2011.

U.S. Retail Sales Update: April 2021 May 14, 2021

Nationwide retail sales, which grew very strongly in March, remained at a high level in April.

Building Permits Update: March 2021 May 11, 2021

The state recorded nearly 12,000 housing permits in March, and nonresidential permit activity was surprisingly high.

Snapshot of the California Economy: March 2021 May 11, 2021

Following on strong February data, California’s economy posted another major uptick in March. 

California New Business Creation: April 2021 May 7, 2021

Californians continued to found new businesses at a strong clip in April.

March 2021 Jobs Report April 29, 2021

California employers added an estimated 119,600 net jobs in March.

Home Sales Update: March 2021 April 28, 2021

California home sales have been running well above their historical average for more than half a year now.