Mid-Year Economic Forecast


Custom Content from the Los Angeles Business Journal

Inside this supplement:

Record Job Openings and Rebounded Market Guide Americans’ Financial Satisfaction to All-Time High
Americans continue to experience their highest levels of personal financial satisfaction despite a rising interest rate environment, according to the AICPA’s Q2 2018 Personal Financial Satisfaction Index (PFSi). Personal financial satisfaction was buoyed by a record number of job openings and a rebounded stock market… Read More

How the SBA 504 Refinance Loan Can Help Your Business Grow
When it comes to running a business, debt usually comes with the territory. Sometimes it takes borrowing money to make money, but where many businesses struggle is with the kind of debt they incur. High interest rates and large loan payments can make it harder to turn a profit, slowing your business’s growth… Read More

L.A. Will See 125,000 Job Openings in Health Care in Next Five Years, According to New Report
In a continuing series of industry deep-dive reports, the Center for a Competitive Workforce recently released Health Care Services in the Los Angeles Basin, which forecasts job opportunities, analyzes changing skills requirements, and illuminates career education pathways for the local-serving health care industry in the greater LA Basin… Read More

L.A.’s Business, Education, Philanthropy Leaders Join Forces to Fund Economic Development Plan
Earlier this year, the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) announced it had raised more than $1 million in funding from a multi-sector alliance of business, education and philanthropic institutions to implement the five-year Los Angeles County Strategic Plan for Economic Development… Read More