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On the Agenda: Maritime panel, hackathon, beer social on tap this week

Business and professional groups are planning a range of activities this week.

REAL ESTATE

Apartment rents in SD expected to pass $2,000 by 2020

San Diego County's average apartment rents could nearly double between the benchmark years of 2010 and 2020 based on a 40-year history of such trends, according to an apartment broker and former San Diego councilman.

County retirement association hires new CIO

The San Diego County Employees Retirement Association (SDCERA) on Thursday announced the hiring of investment executive Stephen Sexauer as chief investment officer of the $10.6 billion public pension fund.

Qualcomm initiates $5B accelerated share repurchase

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REAL ESTATE

Chargers task force proposes $1.1B stadium

GENERAL

County business outlook slips as drought regulations near

GENERAL

On the Agenda: Contracting, life sciences, construction on tap this week

Don't call it a bubble: Market watcher optimistic on market outlook

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Luxury home prices rise slowest in 3 years

Prices for the most expensive U.S. homes grew at the slowest pace in three years as wealthy buyers became worried about overpaying following a surge in values, Redfin Corp. said.

Apartment rents in SD expected to pass $2,000 by 2020

San Diego County's average apartment rents could nearly double between the benchmark years of 2010 and 2020 based on a 40-year history of such trends, according to an apartment broker and former San Diego councilman.

On the Agenda: Maritime panel, hackathon, beer social on tap this week

Business and professional groups are planning a range of activities this week.

Court allows class action against Encore Capital

A federal appeals court in New York on Friday gave a green light to a class action lawsuit accusing San Diego's Encore Capital Group — one of the nation's largest debt collection agencies — of violating state laws on usury through the double-digit interest rates it charges on overdue debts.

San Diego Stock Exchange

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Friday at 187.69, down 0.06 percent from Thursday. Advancing issues beat decliners 48 to 42, and 86 issues were unchanged. Illumina Inc. (Nasdaq: ILMN) was the top dollar gainer, up $1.88 to $205.00. Otonomy Inc. (Nasdaq: OTIC) was the top dollar loser, down $6.19 to $24.86. For the complete, updated San Diego Stock Exchange Index visit sddt.com/stocks.

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May 22, 2015 -- The San Diego County Taxpayers Association held its 20th Annual Golden Watchdog and Fleece Awards on Thursday, naming the city of San Diego both a winner and a loser in the same evening.

Weekly Update

George Chamberlin on the Markets

May 18, 2015 -- Executive Editor George Chamberlin recaps last week's financial events and looks at the week's upcoming announcements.

Finance Videos

Anthem's Steven Scott on health care reform

May 18, 2015 -- George Chamberlin speaks with Steven Scott, chief operating officer of Anthem's California Commercial Business Sector, about the latest news on the Affordable Care Act.

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INSIDER TRADES

Last Updated 5/22/2015

DEXCOM INC

Moy, Jeffrey C, O, Sold
No. of Shares: 35,889
Date Filed: 05/11/2015

PACWEST BANCORP

Blake, Christopher David, O, Sold
No. of Shares: 30,000
Date Filed: 05/21/2015

ILLUMINA INC

Bianchi, Paul L, O, Sold
No. of Shares: 3,356
Date Filed: 05/13/2015

DEXCOM INC

Balo, Andrew K, O, Sold
No. of Shares: 7,500
Date Filed: 05/18/2015

AMN HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC

Salka (Susan R), CEO, Options Exercised
No. of Shares: 30,823
Date Filed: 05/19/2015

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