Orange County Business Journal

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

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Irvine Security Firm Moves HQ to Carlsbad

A cyber security start-up in Irvine has moved its headquarters to Carlsbad, where it recently opened a new office.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.13% to 2,070.07 in midday trading.

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JWA Traffic Up in October

Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased 2.6% in October compared with a year earlier, the airport said.

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OCADA: October Auto Sales Up 6.5%; Prediction for 2015

October sales of new vehicles at Orange County auto dealers increased 6.5% year-over-year to 12,869, according to the Orange County Automobile Dealers Association.

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Fed Lifts Enforcement Action on Pac Merc

The Federal Reserve Board has terminated its enforcement action with Costa Mesa-based Pacific Mercantile Bancorp.

Biggest Employers Churn Out Another Modest Increase

ECONOMY: Top 79 combine for 258,796 jobs, 17% of county’s total

Orange County’s biggest employers grew their combined workforce by 1% in the past year, a modest but steady pace of growth for the fourth straight year.

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Gross-Managed Fund Gets $500M from Soros

Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros has put $500 million in a fund managed by Bill Gross at Janus Capital Group Inc.

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OC Adds 15,800 Jobs, Unemployment Falls to 5%

Orange County employers added 15,800 jobs in October, helping push down the unemployment rate to 5%.

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NB Title Company Acquired for $36M

Newport Beach-based title insurance company Experience 1 Inc. has been acquired by Solutionstar Holdings LLC for $36 million in cash.

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Universal Protection Buys Guard Services Firms

Universal Protection Service in Santa Ana has acquired two guard services companies on undisclosed terms.

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