The Banking & Finance Quarterly report takes an in-depth look at the local economy, market conditions, financial institutions and more.

  • Local banks, credit unions saw significant lending growth in 2014

    California banks led the nation in lending growth last year, with loans growing 15.5 percent between the fourth quarters of 2013 and 2014, led by loans to commercial real estate developments and commercial and industrial loans, according to the latest data from the Federal Reserve Bank in San Francisco.

  • House passes bill to repeal estate tax

    WASHINGTON — The House voted April 16 to repeal the federal tax on estates, a politically volatile issue that affects few inheritances.

  • Countdown is underway for interest rate liftoff

    The term “liftoff” has long been associated with the U.S. space program dating all the way back to the first manned launch in 1961 taking Alan Shepard into a suborbital flight aboard a Mercury capsule.

  • Rise in biotech IPOs is ‘new normal’ for industry

    Last year was the strongest period for biotech startups in San Diego County for nearly a decade, with seven initial public offerings raising $416 million on the stock market and venture capitalists spending $805 million to help more companies get off the ground.

Archived Reports

Banking & Finance Quarterly - Summer 2015

The Banking & Finance Quarterly report takes an in-depth look at the local economy, market conditions, financial institutions and more.

Banking & Finance Quarterly - 2015

The Banking & Finance Quarterly report takes an in-depth look at the local economy, market conditions, financial institutions and more.

Banking & Finance Quarterly - Fall 2014

The Banking & Finance Quarterly report takes an in-depth look at the local economy, market conditions, financial institutions and more.

Banking & Finance Quarterly - Summer 2014

The Banking & Finance Quarterly report takes an in-depth look at the local economy, market conditions, financial institutions and more.

Banking & Finance Quarterly - Spring 2014

The Banking & Finance Quarterly report takes an in-depth look at the local economy, market conditions, financial institutions and more.

Banking & Finance Quarterly - Winter 2014

The Banking & Finance Quarterly report takes an in-depth look at the local economy, market conditions, financial institutions and more.

Banking & Finance Quarterly - October 2013

The Banking & Finance Quarterly report takes an in-depth look at the local economy, market conditions, financial institutions and more.

Banking & Finance Quarterly - Summer 2013

The Banking & Finance Quarterly report takes an in-depth look at the local economy, market conditions, financial institutions and more.

Banking & Finance Quarterly - April 2013

This quarterly edition of Banking & Finance focuses on the latest in taxes and investments, as well as the financial impact of sequestration.

Banking & Finance Quarterly - January 2013

The Banking & Finance Quarterly report takes an in-depth look at the local economy, market conditions, financial institutions and more.