US Retail Sales Jump 5.3% In JanuaryRetail sales increased sharply last month, the Commerce Department said Wednesday, beating economists' expectations and marking their first increase since September.
New California Reopening Plan Announced; Hair Salons, Barbershops Allowed To Reopen Indoor OperationsGov. Gavin Newsom says California is dropping the coronavirus “watch list” for counties to simplify how and when areas can reopen parts of the economy.
Visit Sacramento Launching Travel In Place InitiativeAs the effects of COVID-19 continue to ravage local businesses, Visit Sacramento is urging people to have a staycation and visit the local businesses that usually depend on tourism.
Dunkin’ Is Closing 800 US LocationsDunkin’ is permanently closing 8% of its United States locations, which amounts to roughly 800 restaurants.
California’s New Lockdown Could Be Brutal For The EconomyThe state of California is shutting down again — a huge blow to the fragile recovery logged in recent months.
What Companies Benefit From Coronavirus?Amazon and Netflix continue to do well as coronavirus isolates people in their homes, but many other companies have benefited or may soon.
Coronavirus Crisis Uncertainty: Sacramento-Area Small Business Owners Worry Help Won’t Arrive In TimeResponse to the federal stimulus package to help small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic has been overwhelming. At least one bank is no longer accepting applications.
Housing Market Is Still One Of The Brightest Spots Of US Economy
US Job Growth Rate In September Was Lower Than ExpectedEmployers added a weaker-than-expected 136,000 jobs in September and wage growth slowed, adding to fears that the U.S. economy is cooling.
Gas Prices Remain Steady With Average Of $3.01 Per GallonThe average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. has remained relatively steady for the past three weeks with a national average of $3.01 per gallon.
Americans Didn't Get Much Of A Pay Raise Last Year Thanks To InflationDespite all the recent hype, wage growth is still rather meh, especially for the typical American.
Gas Prices Jump By 17 Cents Over Last Two WeeksThe average price of gasoline has jumped by 17 cents over the past two weeks, to $2.02 a gallon for regular grade.
Study: Global Economy Could Tumble Due To Climate ChangeA new study reveals that the world’s economy could take a hit from climate change.
Donations At Elk Grove Food Bank Not Keeping Pace With NeedElk Grove food bank officials said although the economy may be getting better, you can’t tell by the empty shelves.
Google Feature Tells You When Shopping Lines Are ShortestNew Google feature is designed to take the guesswork out of finding out when lines are shortest at your favorite grocery store, coffee shop or gym.