Orange County Business Journal

Jane Yu covers finance, education, manufacturing and professional services for the Orange County Business Journal. She can be reached at yu@ocbj.com.

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CSUF Index Continues to Mix It Up in Q1

Orange County executives are entering the first quarter of the new year with mixed expectations that combine for a slight dip in overall business outlook, according to the latest quarterly index by California State University-Fullerton’s Mihaylo College of Business and Economics.

By Jane Yu January 11, 2016 midnight share »

2016 Preview: FINANCE

Orange County banks can expect to see local businesses take a more proactive approach to growth plans next year, according to Ted Tragos, a market manager with Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

By Jane Yu December 21, 2015 midnight share »

Movies Part of Pacific Mercantile’s Move

Pacific Mercantile Bank is a different kind of bank as 2016 approaches.

By Jane Yu December 21, 2015 midnight share »

Year of Gains, Deals for Nonbank Lenders

The recent halt to a proposed initial public offering by loanDepot Inc. served as a check on a rally in the mortgage finance industry here.

By Jane Yu December 14, 2015 midnight share »

New Flight Path for PacLife Aircraft Subsidiary

The new year will see Khanh Tran go from chief advocate for Aviation Capital Group to chief executive of the aircraft leasing company.

By Jane Yu December 14, 2015 midnight share »

2015 YEAR IN REVIEW: Finance

PIMCO last year named a battery of chief investment officers during internal turmoil and top executive changes that included the departure of co-founder Bill Gross.

By Jane Yu December 14, 2015 midnight share »

Firm Adds Attorneys, Changes Name

Costa Mesa-based bankruptcy law firm Weiland Golden LLP added William Lobel and Alan Friedman as partners and changed its name to Lobel Weiland Golden Friedman LLP.

By Jane Yu November 23, 2015 midnight share »

Biggest Employers Pick Up Pace on New Hires

Orange County’s biggest employers grew their combined work force at the fastest rate in years.

By Jane Yu November 23, 2015 midnight share »
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Jobs, Unemployment Rate Up

The unemployment rate in Orange County moved up slightly in October despite an increase in local jobs.

By Jane Yu November 20, 2015 10:06 a.m. share »
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Bank to Form in OC

A new state-chartered bank has been approved to be established in Orange County.

By Jane Yu November 19, 2015 2:06 p.m. share »

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