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

  • Expert Insights: Energy market

    Mike Elconin is an immediate past president of San Diego Tech Coast Angels, a nonprofit association of local investors. He also serves as chairman of the Capital Formation Committee of Clean Tech San Diego.

  • Expert Insights: Energy market

    Arama Kukutai is the managing director at Finistere Ventures LLC, a venture capital firm based in San Diego investing in food, energy and health related technology companies. The firm is actively interested in the renewable energy segment, and specifically in energy from plant-based sources for biofuels as well as utility power generation. Kukutai is responsible for agricultural technology and green energy portfolio investments and is a member of Finistere’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining Finistere he had a successful career in agribusiness, investing and international trade.

  • LinkedIn looks to link up with investors with IPO

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- LinkedIn Corp., the company behind the largest website for professional networking, plans to raise at least $175 million in an initial public offering of stock that could open the IPO floodgates for other widely used online services that connect people with common interests.

  • Survey: Outlook for 2011 economy is brightening

    WASHINGTON -- Employers will hire more workers this year, and the economy will grow faster than envisioned three months ago, according to an Associated Press survey that found growing optimism among leading economists.

  • Expert Insights: Stock market

    A finance professor at San Diego State University since leaving Miami University (Ohio) in 2005 after 27 years there, Dan Seiver has coauthored books on regional economic policy and investment strategy and is SDSU’s resident expert on currencies, employment numbers, inflation, interest rates, monetary policy, the stock market, general economic matters, and U.S. debt, deficit and fiscal policy. An author and co-author of more than 20 articles and notes in professional journals including American Economic Review and the International Economic Review, he is also the editor and publisher of the investment newsletter “The PAD System Report.”

  • Wells Fargo, WD-40 executives discuss local economy

    The Farmers Insurance Open, the annual PGA golf tournament at Torrey Pines that teed off Jan. 27, can be read as something as a metaphor for the San Diego economy.

  • Most local banks’ ratings hold steady or improve

    The apparent stabilization of the economy is reflected in San Diego’s banking sector, as star rankings show most local banks have either held steady or improved since last quarter.

  • Bond market unlikely to see significant gains or losses in 2011

    Take your pick. Just about every asset category -- stocks, commodities, collectibles and bonds -- posted solid gains in 2010. And, while stocks, in particular have extended their rally into the new year, there are many concerns about what's in store for bonds.

  • Beacon: Expect continued modest growth in 2011

    California’s nearly recovery will continue through 2011 and possibly accelerate by the end of the year, according to a forecast from Beacon Economics.

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  • LinkedIn looks to link up with investors with IPO

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- LinkedIn Corp., the company behind the largest website for professional networking, plans to raise at least $175 million in an initial public offering of stock that could open the IPO floodgates for other widely used online services that connect people with common interests.

  • Survey: Outlook for 2011 economy is brightening

    WASHINGTON -- Employers will hire more workers this year, and the economy will grow faster than envisioned three months ago, according to an Associated Press survey that found growing optimism among leading economists.

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