We discuss a recent National Association of Counties report on county economies.
The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released initial data on gross domestic product (GDP) in the nation's metropolitan areas.
Preliminary data on California's gross domestic product shows that the state's economy again was the seventh or eighth-biggest in the world in 2014. This ranking varies depending on the data source used.
2014 California GDP growth outpaced the nation's in most economic sectors.
California's economy ranks among the largest on earth. As of 2013, it was larger than some of the Group of Eight (G8) industrialized economies, such as Canada and Italy.