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Women business owners face an uncertain future

By   /  Wednesday, August 26th, 2020  /  Latest news, Small Business, Subscriber content, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Women business owners face an uncertain future

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Unemployment rate drops in Tri-Counties, still in double digits

By   /  Friday, August 21st, 2020  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Latest news, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Unemployment rate drops in Tri-Counties, still in double digits

Unemployment rates in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties continued to inch downward in July, though all three remained at historically high levels in the fourth month of the coronavirus pandemic. The combined civilian unemployment rate for the tri-county area was 10.7 percent in July, according to a Business Times analysis of data Read More →

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Alaska Airlines to add Santa Barbara-San Diego daily flights

By   /  Tuesday, August 4th, 2020  /  Latest news, South Coast, Tourism, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Alaska Airlines to add Santa Barbara-San Diego daily flights

Alaska Airlines will fly direct daily from Santa Barbara to San Diego starting Nov. 20, Santa Barbara Airport announced Aug. 4. Alaska Airlines already offers daily service from Santa Barbara to Seattle and Portland. The new flight reduces travel between San Diego and Santa Barbara from a car trip that can take anywhere from four Read More →

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June unemployment drops in region, still historically high

By   /  Friday, July 17th, 2020  /  Latest news, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on June unemployment drops in region, still historically high

Unemployment rates in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties all dropped in June, but all three remained in double digits, and worse than the nadir of the Great Recession a decade ago, according to data released July 17 by the California Employment Development Department. Ventura County’s unemployment rate was 12.6 percent in June, Read More →

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CLU economists say short lockdown key to small business survival

By   /  Monday, April 13th, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, East Ventura County, Education, Latest news, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on CLU economists say short lockdown key to small business survival

A new report from the Center for Economic Research & Forecasting at California Lutheran University underscores the ferocity of the debate around re-opening the economy. CERF forecasters Matthew Fienup and Dan Hamilton now project a stunning, nearly 20 percent drop in GDP and Great Depression levels of job losses, followed by a long, slow U-shaped Read More →

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CLU economists predict downturn worse than Great Recession

By   /  Monday, March 23rd, 2020  /  East Ventura County, Education, Latest news, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on CLU economists predict downturn worse than Great Recession

California Lutheran University’s economic forecast group is warning that policymakers have limited options to head off a downturn that could be worse than the Great Recession. In an update to recent forecasts, the Center for Economic Research & Forecasting warns that massive stimulus efforts may not help speed a recovery if “countless numbers of small Read More →

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Dubroff: Trade war raises questions about the dollar’s durability

By   /  Friday, June 7th, 2019  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Trade war raises questions about the dollar’s durability

Henry Dubroff

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