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SD pension system ranked No. 1 for VC portfolio

The San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System (SDCERS) has the top-performing private equity portfolio of any public pension plan in the country, according to a survey released Thursday by the Reuters PE investment news site.

MEDICAL

Illumina boosted by prenatal tests

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE: LH) on Tuesday announced a non-invasive prenatal test for chromosome abnormalities in fetuses using a single draw of blood from the mother, using genetic technology from San Diego’s Illumina Corp. (Nasdaq: ILMN).

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Viasat Inc: (Nasdaq: VSAT) announced that it will offer Exede high-speed satellite Internet plans that provide households in areas of Alaska with virtually unlimited data usage for communications, Web browsing and streaming media; and Biomed Realty Trust Inc: (NYSE: BMR) announced that it broke ground on the BioMed Realty Research Center, one of the largest life science hubs in Seattle. The development will add 122,000 square feet of lab and office space to the current building, according to company announcements, SEC filings and Bloomberg News.

REAL ESTATE

Home prices, rates climb; student debt worrisome

BIOTECH

Salk ends fiscal year with nearly $68 million to Campaign for Salk

Celladon stock jumps

BIOTECH

Evoke's rally fizzles

TECHNOLOGY

Mitek stock plummets as CTO quits, patent claims dismissed

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SD pension system ranked No. 1 for VC portfolio

The San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System (SDCERS) has the top-performing private equity portfolio of any public pension plan in the country, according to a survey released Thursday by the Reuters PE investment news site.

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eBay rises on report of possible PayPal spinoff next year

EBay Inc. rose as much as 6.8 percent after The Information reported the company could spin off its payment unit as soon as next year.

Chipotle approaches record high $700, defying industry slump

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., a burrito chain that’s defying a broader restaurant slowdown, today approached a $700 stock price for the first time on signs that third-quarter sales are growing faster than expected.

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Aug. 21, 2014, 5:00 p.m. -- In local news, the San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System has the top-performing private equity portfolio of any public pension in the country, and four C-suite women in the transportation industry discussed road blocks the industry faces at a WTS panel.

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Last Updated 8/21/2014

DEXCOM INC

Gregg, Terrance H, CEO, Sold
No. of Shares: 86,107
Date Filed: 08/12/2014

RESMED INC

Farrell, Michael J, CEO, Sold
No. of Shares: 3,200
Date Filed: 08/15/2014

VIASAT INC

Dirks, Bruce Leroy, O, Purchased
No. of Shares: 1,000
Date Filed: 08/18/2014

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