U.S. Economy Has Regained 99% of Lost Jobs (Peak of 2008)
U.S. Economy Nearly Back to Par (2008), assuming par was reality… From the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, and a presentation from Arizona State University’s Annual Economic Outlook, as reported by Craig Coppola, Lee & Associates in Phoenix.
And not shown, is 9 of the top 10 states leading the job growth (in % terms) are west of the Mississippi, with only Florida to the east. #1 – North Dakota, then Utah, then California, Colorado, Texas, Nevada, Idaho, Florida (#8), Washington state and Arizona. And 8 of the top 10 large (>1M) metro areas (% growth from 2012 to 2013) were out West – Riverside, SFO, Denver, Houston, Orlando, Seattle, Phoenix, Dallas, LA and Miami.