Posts Tagged ‘unemployment rate’

Financial Wanderings – Brad Blackburn

Brad Blackburn with Blackburn Financial in Cashmere joins Dan Langager in your Financial Wanderings to talk about how the stock market is fairing at the end of 2017 and start of 2018, near-record low unemployment rates locally, state-wide and nationally, remembering the Great Recession that started exactly 10 years ago, predicting what’s ahead in 2018 and more.

Read More

Streak Of Record-Low Unemployment Rate Continues In Chelan-Douglas Counties

The latest jobs report is out for Chelan-Douglas Counties, showing a 4.6% unemployment rate for the month of November. That’s 730 less unemployed people from Nov. 2016, and 2,000 more people in the local labor force. Construction jobs were up, as well as health services, retail and tourism. Manufacturing, government and private services were flat.…

Read More

Financial Wanderings – Brad Blackburn

Brad Blackburn with Blackburn Financial in Cashmere joins Dan Langager in your Financial Wanderings to talk about another small increase in federal interest rates and long-term implications, remembering the start of the Great Recession, low unemployment rates in Washington state and around the country, Bitcoins and more.

Read More

Another Record-Low Unemployment Rate For Chelan-Douglas Counties

The latest jobs report is in for Chelan and Douglas Counties from the State Employment Security Department. October sported a 3.8% unemployment rate, the lowest for an October in nearly 30 years. Construction jobs continued to grow, with retail, manufacturing and state government down. Regional Labor Economist for North Central Washington Don Meseck joins Dan…

Read More

Sept. Adds Another Record-Low Unemployment Rate For Chelan-Douglas Counties

Chelan and Douglas Counties sported a record-low unemployment rate in September – 3.6 percent. That’s the lowest rate for a September since electronic analysis began nearly 30 years ago, and the third month to set a record this year. North Central Washington Labor Economist Don Meseck tells KOHO’s Dan Langager there are 720 less people…

Read More