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A cyber security start-up in Irvine has moved its headquarters to Carlsbad, where it recently opened a new office.
The S&P 500 was down 0.13% to 2,070.07 in midday trading.
Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased 2.6% in October compared with a year earlier, the airport said.
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.
The Federal Reserve Board has terminated its enforcement action with Costa Mesa-based Pacific Mercantile Bancorp.
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.
Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros has put $500 million in a fund managed by Bill Gross at Janus Capital Group Inc.
Orange County employers added 15,800 jobs in October, helping push down the unemployment rate to 5%.
Newport Beach-based title insurance company Experience 1 Inc. has been acquired by Solutionstar Holdings LLC for $36 million in cash.
Universal Protection Service in Santa Ana has acquired two guard services companies on undisclosed terms.