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FIRST ENTERTAINMENT CU
05/18/16 02:32 PM
First Entertainment CU
has announced the appointment of Frank Wasson as its new president and CEO. He will assume responsibilities on June 13, 2016, and will succeed Chuck Bruen, recipient of the Leo H. Shapiro Lifetime Achievement Award, who will remain as an executive consultant.
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From the Editors of CU Weekly
THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE PROMISING
|Dwight Johnston, Vice President and Chief Economist for the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues
09/25/13 09:14 AM
CA and NV Play 'Catch-Up'
After reviewing mid-year job creation data, California merits a "B," and Nevada is improving from an "F" to a "C+."
The unemployment rate for California has declined from a peak of 12.4 percent to 8.6 percent, and Nevada is down from 14 percent to 9.6 percent. But the unemployment rate calculation is taken from the household survey, which is narrow and includes "self-employed."
A better picture can be gleaned from the nonfarm payroll survey of larger businesses.
California lost approximately 1.4 million jobs, but recovered 700,000. What the data does not show is how consistent the uptrend has been since it began in earnest in late 2011.
Click here to continue reading the latest Economic Perspective column, The Good, the Bad, and the Promising, on Page 16 in the August/September edition of Credit Union Digest!