Commercial Banking

What the 2014 Crush Report says about the wine industry

Adam Beak
Posted by Adam Beak
Agribusiness Banking
Closeup on a cluster of grapes one a vine near a path through the vineyard.

Despite a 12% decline in production from 2013’s peak, we continue to see very high levels of production across the state.

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Amid interest rate speculation, U.S. businesses see sustainable growth

Dan Wilson
Posted by Dan Wilson
Commercial Banking
Crane silhouetted against a reddish sky, rising above an office building that is under construction.

The current international economic landscape is only reinforcing the relative appeal of the United States.

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Innovating in response to the California drought

Adam Beak
Posted by Adam Beak
Agribusiness Banking
Closeup on a row of 4 grapevines in a vineyard, with hoses and water pipes visible near the ground.

Some of the most exciting innovations we’ve seen here in the Premium Wine Group have been around the irrigation process.

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U.S. Outlook: What does GDP with a 5.0 handle mean?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing growth & declines in GDP over past several years.

The government’s recent estimate that real GDP grew at 5.0% in the third quarter beat economists’ forecasts and triggered a recalibration of our forecasts for 2015.

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