The year 2014 will likely be the year the Federal Reserve begins to take its training wheels off the economy to see if it can move forward on its own power, economist Lynn Reaser told a forum at the Liberty Station Conference Center on Friday.
PriceSmart Inc. (Nasdaq: PSMT) Friday announced that for the month of November 2013, net sales increased 13.8 percent to $209 million from $183.7 million in November a year earlier.
Despite the self-inflicted wounds emanating from the nation's capital, the U.S. economy is poised for faster growth over the next two years, with San Diego and the rest of coastal California continuing to move ahead of the national average, according to the latest economic report from UCLA's Anderson Forecast.
The federal government shutdown in October helped push San Diego's economic outlook into its first decline in more than a year, but the forecast for the next six months remains positive.
An analyst boosted his rating and price target for San Diego-based Jack in the Box on Thursday, saying its profitability is likely to continue to improve.