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Midday Stock Roundup

Market indices were up strongly in midday trading following the results of an election in France.

By Peter J. Brennan April 24, 2017 11 a.m. share »

An Investment Outlier that Avoids U.S.

Peter Schiff’s EuroPac International Value Fund last year did something unusual in the investment world: It rocketed to No.1 on a Morningstar ranking from 100th place in 2015.

By Peter J. Brennan April 24, 2017 midnight share »

VC Investments Dip To Lowest in 2 Years

Venture capital investments in Orange County dipped to $182 million in the first quarter, the lowest amount since the $105 million worth of activity in the first quarter of 2015, according to the VentureSource report from Dow Jones.

By Peter J. Brennan April 24, 2017 midnight share »
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Unemployment Unchanged

OC’s unadjusted unemployment rate was 3.7% in March, unchanged from a revised 3.7% in February and below the 4.2% reported in the same period last year, the state Employment Development Department said.

By Peter J. Brennan April 21, 2017 9:54 a.m. share »
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Execs’ Optimism Dips As Election High Fades

Optimism among Orange County business owners and executives has subsided after the all-time high recorded in the first quarter, according to the latest California State University-Fullerton’s Orange County Business Expectations Survey.

By Peter J. Brennan April 20, 2017 10:15 a.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.4% in midday trading to 2,339.83.

By Peter J. Brennan April 18, 2017 10:52 a.m. share »
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Solis Sells Apparel Maker to Bunzl

Solis Capital Partners of Newport Beach sold ML Kishigo Manufacturing Co. to Bunzl PLC. Terms of the transaction weren’t disclosed.

By Peter J. Brennan April 17, 2017 1:55 p.m. share »
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LoanDepot Focus ‘Customer Experience’

Dominick Marchetti is on the hot seat at loanDepot LLC, the fast-growing mortgage lender based in Foothill Ranch.

By Peter J. Brennan April 17, 2017 10:26 a.m. share »
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Bill Gross Wins, But Still Chasing PIMCO

Bill Gross can claim he won a battle when the company he co-founded, Pacific Investment Management Co., agreed late last month to pay him an estimated $81 million to resolve a bitter split.

By Peter J. Brennan April 13, 2017 11:05 a.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.2% in midday trading to 2,351.91.

By Peter J. Brennan April 11, 2017 10:53 a.m. share »

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